“What’s christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without any money a time for finding yourself a year older but not an hour richer.” Scrooge is asking his nephew why he enjoys christmas so much if you just spend you more. “Bah Humbug .” Bah Humbug means nonsense and scrooge thinks people celebrating christmas is nonsense. “If they would rather die they better do it and decrease the surplus population. 2 men came and asked him for money for the homeless and he didn't donate any money he asked if there was prisons.
The Cratchits are a family whose father works for Scrooge, Scrooge pays him way less than presumed, and he is expected to work on Christmas day. What Scrooge finds when he enters the home is definitely not what he had anticipated. He saw a poor, helpless, small, boy on a crunch. His name is Tiny Tim. Scrooge immediately feels heartbroken for the small child, and asks the ghost if the boy will live, the ghost answered “not if the future remains intact.” He than visited his nephews Fred 's house, where he sees his wife and her family.
The timeless theme redemption was shown in “A Christmas Carol” through the main character Ebenezer Scrooge. He changed from being a cold-blooded, cruel man to being a sympathetic, kind-hearted human being. Redemption was shown in the play numerous times. Once being when his nephew Fred asked him to join him and his family for a Christmas dinner Scrooge refused to go because he would much rather try to earn more money on Christmas then spend time with family and loved ones. A Ghost of Christmas Present brought Scrooge to Fred’s house and showed how Fred was defending him against all the criticism as to why he didn’t
This passage also helps the reader appreciate when Younger Brother stands up for himself at the dinner table. "While Sarah served, Father told her that her fiancé would have done better after all to drive away his car when he could and forget the matter. Younger Brother bristled. You speak like a man who has never been tested in his principles, he said,"(Doctorow 186). After experiencing the anger that Younger Brother felt when in the parlor before this conversation, the reader can appreciate Younger Brother's reaction to Father
His first reaction is to dump Cindy Lou in the present packing machine but then he saves her and leaves her wrapped up in Christmas paper to wait for her father to come and save her. Cindy Lou hears her father tell her that she must be careful that the Grinch is evil but she thinks to herself if he saved her surely he can’t be all bad and later on she poignantly thinks – is it Christmas that has changed or is it her? We all know the answer to that. Christmas has
One of the main characters was Candy. Candy is an old man who works at the ranch. He lost his hand in an accident while working and has a fake hand and receives money as compensation. And Candy's one true friend is his dog. Candy's dog is also old and useless and Carlson was having enough always telling him to take it outside because it smelled so bad and to also kill it because it's useless,.
One day did Oliver ask for more food after a meal, which was sort of a crime. After this, the village beadle, Mr. Bumble that was responsible for Oliver, decide to offer Oliver to any person who would take Oliver away because he was not wanted anymore in the workhouse. Oliver started to work in a coffin-shop. The other workers were very cruel to him and always tried to make him feel bad and even
The CFO had thought it was an absurd accusation, but just to be safe he looked deeply into the budgets of the factory and found it at fault. The manager lost much respect from his peers and the factory workers. He even lost his job that day and the new manager spent months saving money to buy the factory new safety equipment and promised the workers that in the next year or two they would get a small raise. Meanwhile, the Fairy Godfather went about his business visiting men of terrible report and shining the light of discovery in their dreadful
Normally he’d just ignore her bark, he could’ve ignored her back. But he felt guilty and after he saw Juli’s behavior toward him and his granddad talking with her, he didn’t like it. He went and apologized to Juli and that made him feel so much better. After a while, when his family invited the bakers to dinner, he felt insecure about how it’d be. He was afraid that someone would mention the eggs, he even thought about bribing Juli.
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.