In the story a Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean spirited man, is visited by four ghosts who help him realize that he is not the man he should be. When he is invited to view his own gravestone by the Ghost of Christmas yet to come, Scrooge implores, ¨Men´s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead. But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change, Say it thus with what you show me.¨ Scrooge has to change his life before it is too late I know what Scrooge meant when he said the statement, I also think that he followed his own conclusion.
Response Essay to “What the Dickens?” by Jerome Weeks “What the Dickens?” by Jerome Weeks analyzes elements of A Christmas Carol that can’t be translated on stage or in a film. He discusses how strong features of the book are nearly impossible to convey in a production as well as Dickens is able to include them in his book. Weeks also talks about different things movies or plays have done to bring A Christmas Carol to life and if the changes were successful or not.
These third spirits come to shown Scrooge of mysterious scenes related to an unnamed man’s recent death, which of three business gentleman discussed about the money and the interment. After that, Scrooge begged to the spirits and want to know the dead man. Scrooge found himself in churchyard and shocked after read his own name on the headstone and no one care about his dead. The ghost of Christmas Yet to Come want to show Scrooge that he will be dead alone and no one care about him if he does not change his attitude. Due to the presence of the ghost of Christmas future, Scrooge feel deeply sad, and find out on what he has does during these day is really shameful as well as its effect that will cause him feel regret in future.
The ghost of Christmas future shows Scrooge what happens after his possible death, and 3 people are seen selling his items that he needed to live and rest. One of the 3 people say ‘he died with no one by his side’ which leads to the fact that Scrooge loves nobody but his coin. The ghost lets Scrooge also see that Tiny Tim has died, significantly telling Scrooge that he has to change or he will die and so will Tiny Tim. However, Scrooge decides to change his ways once and for all, and he finally pledges to be a kind man to others, with no potential signs of threat or vile manners. The whole point of the spirit’s visit was to use the final blow on Scrooge’s Arctic organs and give him a few more scenarios of what happens in the possible future.
For example when the charity men came to Scrooge’s office, he ushered them away and rudely asked them to leave him alone because he didn’t want to talk… which is basically what Scrooge is always like. Secondly, he doesn’t attend many social gatherings or parties unless it’s for money, and even turns down his own nephews request to share dinner with his family! Finally, Scrooge doesn’t talk or greet anyone, and when he is greeted in the street, Scrooge just snarls, or growls back. When Scrooge is walking back after a long and tiring day of work, Israel Horovitz tells the audience, “There will be occasional pleasant greetings tossed at him. Scrooge in contrast to all will grump and mumble.
The first ghost that visits Scrooge is the ghost of Christmas past, the ghost said to him ``I am the Ghost of Christmas Past.'' The ghost showed scrooge what he had done wrong in his past Christmases. This made Scrooge feel awful, so bad in fact he tried to kill the ghost. However Truman didn’t visit his past, it was implied that he had flash backs about his father and other events. In contrast his Father actually physically returned back to him.
“Look, you, sir, a school ahead. The schoolroom is not quite deserted. A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still.” (Horovitz p. 760). This is one of the many important parts of the drama, The Christmas Carol.
He just sets in the bunkhouse sharpening his pencil and sharpening and figuring” (Steinbeck 69). The quote connects to how Candy doesn’t really get invited when the guys go to town because he has no hand and he’s old. They believe he’ll just slow them down. Even if someone isn’t the same nationality as you, you should never exclude them!
This essay will discuss how Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and his family, and the ghosts are similar and different in the play and the movie.. In both the play and the movie of The Christmas Carol there are many similarities and differences in the character of Ebenezer Scrooge. One similarity is that Scrooge is very mean in both the play and the movie. For example, he forces Bob Cratchit to work very early on Christmas Day. .He also refuses to give money to the poor.
If you look at the Christmas Carol and the billionaire, you can see the difference which is how the characters present themselves. For the Christmas carol, the male name is stooge who is an old grumpy dude. He does not care about nothing, but himself at first. After a couple of events, he shows he is a very selfish person. So later on one day, he has a visit from an old friend in ghost form.
Christmas is a jolly, time for everyone to visit family, eat, and give presents as well as receive them. In A Christmas Carol, it’s Christmastime and everyone is jolly, spreading Christmas cheer, except Mr. Scrooge. Mr. Scrooge is avoided by everyone and often frightens people, not to mention he ’s mean. He also he also doesn’t like Christmas, so every year, his family has to spread the joy without him.
Events from the past can influence people to change their life for the better. Influence from anyone and anything can definitely affect you. Chances are, if you have done atrocious things, you probably want to try and do some good. This the case for the main characters in the stories “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens and “A Retrieved Reformation” by O’ Harey. Ebenezer Scrooge is a greedy, grumpy man who hates Christmas and really anything that involves joy.
In “A Christmas Carol”, by Charles Dickens, Scrooge is taught a very important lesson by the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. The ghost brought him tomany different places throughout the night, with his first stop being two families that show different feelings after finding out that Scrooge has passed away. The first place they visit is a family who is very poor and owes Scrooge money. As they find out that Scrooge has died, they are very happy, because they have a child to raise, and they don’t have any spare money. The ghost also brings Scrooge to Bob Cratchit's house, who is his employee.
Do you not love Christmas? Do you have that Christmas spirit? Everyone does right? You might think so, but actually not everyone loves Christmas and has that wonderful, great spirit! In the movie of the Christmas Carol there is a man, advanced in years, who is named Ebenezer Scrooge.