(Stave 3, Page 3).” This is what Scrooge sees the spirit as and shows that his state of confinement is shown by his clothes. The Spirit then takes Scrooge to the Cratchit's Christmas dinner and shows him what it is like to enjoy a Christmas meal with friends and family. Once Scrooge asks if Tiny Tim will live the spirit says “‘I see a vacant seat’ replied the Ghost, ‘in the poor chimney-corner, and a crutch without an owner, carefully preserved. If these shadows remain unaltered by the Future, the child will die.” Scrooge then tells the spirit that he wishes the poor innocent child to be spared and in doing so using
The Change of Scrooge “Feelings change, memories don’t.” Joel Alexander After visits from three ghosts, The Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Future, Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist in the novella, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, is changed for the better. Each ghost makes an impact on him in several ways. The Ghost of Christmas Past shows Scrooge influential scenes from his younger days. After this, The Ghost of Christmas Present shows the mean old man what people who are part of his life are doing on Christmas Eve. Lastly, The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come leads Scrooge to a future Christmas.
In this stave, the ghost of Christmas Present visits him and shows him the wealthy and the poor on Christmas Day. The first place that he takes him to is Bob Cratchit 's house. It shows Bob and his family having Christmas dinner. He is confused because he doesn’t understand how people can be poor but happy even though they have nothing. Next, he goes to his nephew’s house and it shows them playing a game and having fun.
In the story A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens there is this mean old man named Scrooge that hated everyone, his soul is black as the suit he wears in the movie.It seems as if he has lost his Christmas spirit.To help Scrooge retrieve his spirit back his deceased friend,and business partner Jacob Marley alerted Scrooge that three spirits past,present,and future would visit him all at different times. Late that night as the rain was pouring down,and the lightning was cracking Scrooge was sitting in his chair with such stillness you could hear a pin drop boom! boom! a thunder like noise sounded out it seemed to have shook the house. Then standing fore of Scrooge was this apparition that pronounced itself as the ghost of Christmas past.At first
At the beginning, one of the few phrases Scrooge would say was, “Good afternoon!”, which he used to dismiss a conversation he deemed “unworthwhile”. Later in the book, when the Ghost of Christmas Present visits Scrooge, he sees the Christmas party occurring at Fred’s house, where he previously refused to go. Seeing the party, Scrooge actually got excited and thought it fun. This opens his heart to be more social and later in the book, he is depicted starting conversations and shouting in the street. “A merry Christmas to everybody!
Scrooge does not go to parties, give gifts, or have dinner with his family. Scrooge and I have experienced different Christmases from each other, but if looked at closely, there are some similarities. The Ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge into the past to relive some of his forgotten Christmases. In one memory, the Ghost and Scrooge visit a vacant school. Young Scrooge is sitting all alone by a dying hearth reading a book.
In the play, they describe Scrooge as a nasty and ugly old man. “The cold within him freezes his old features, nips his pointed, shriveled his cheek, stiffens his gait; makes his eyes red, his thin lip blue; and speaks shrewdly in his grating voice.”(Charles Dickens 1) In the movie, Scrooge looks like an ordinary old man. In the movie, Scrooge’s apprentice takes his crippled son Tiny Tim to watch the children play. Tiny Tim watches the kids playing and wishes that he could run and play with them too. In the play by Charles Dickens, Tiny Tim doesn’t appear until the middle section of the play.
Eventually they find out Manny turned off the power switches in the house. Afterwards, Greg's mom tells him to donate a toy at the police station. On his way back he looks for the envelope of money he requested in the church driveway. Greg ends up shuffling all the snow out of the driveway and appears in the newspaper as a "Do-Gooder." This how Greg deals with the police and being trapped with his family in the house.
Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian lyricist, and novelist, once acknowledged, “Everything which is done in the present, affects the future by consequence, and the past by redemption.” Most people these days rely on the past to predict the future. Unfortunately, some people rely on the present as well. Regrettably, in the play, A Christmas Carol, the main character, Scrooge, a self-centered man, made regretful decisions in his past which affected his present. Scrooge shows many ways that he is self-centered, for example, in the past Scrooge was greedy and had a love for money. He loved money more than anything, even his girlfriend.
How many ghost does it take to change someone’s ways? Ebenezer Scrooge in the ‘Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, four ghost come to him to try to change his ways to become a happy, caring and nice man instead of the rude and greedy man he is now. Scrooge gets visited Jacob Marley, his old business partner seven years ago, then by three more ghosts; the past, future and the present Christmas Ghosts. With each visit of the ghosts, Scrooge shows different emotions with fear and is soon to be changed into a better jolly man than he was before and especially around Christmas time and throughout the days and years as long as he lives. Throughout the story, Scrooge’s character shows how fear of the future coming changes him to a better man.