The Ghost of Christmas Present took Scrooge to visit the home of his clerk, Bob Cratchit. Their youngest son, Tiny Tim, has many physical problems, but yet has a big heart. Scrooge marvels at how the Cratchit’s seem to celebrate Christmas despite their lack of money and concerns about Tiny Tim’s health (Dickens 40). In a dramatic change, Scrooge asks if Tiny Tim would live. The spirit says
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens recounts how a cruel and selfish business man transforms into a caring and charitable person. Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist of the story, cares very little about moral principles. He berates the streets of London for their cheerful view of Christmas and focuses soley on increasing his wealth. He begins to change, however, when three spirits visit him on the night of Christmas Eve. They take Scrooge on a journey through his past, present and future with the desire of transforming his bitterness.
In Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is molded into an exceptional person by three spirits of Christmas. Though they all contributed to Scrooge’s change of heart, the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come influenced him the most. This ghost, though he couldn’t speak, led Scrooge down a brighter path by forcing him to witness a few depressing events. The aftermath of adorable Tiny Tim’s demise, Scrooge’s own deathbed and grave, and the fact that no one could’ve cared less that he was gone. Firstly, Scrooge was impacted by the death of poor Tiny Tim Cratchit.
In this story scrooge was visited by three spirits. His old friend Jacob came to visit him to tell him how greedy and mean he was . In the movie, "A Christmas Carol", when the first spirit from the past came to scrooge house at 3:00 in the morning and told him to take his hand and they flew to his old town to see what he was as a young man. Then scrooge thought that he could talk to people from the past but he couldn't, because they were dead and gone from being greedy and selfish. That was why the spirit of the past took him there to teach him a lesson.
In doing this he thought Christmas would not come and all of the Whos would be upset. This, however, is disproved by the singing in Christmas spirit that the Whos performed. Perplexing the Grinch, “he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore… “Maybe Christmas… doesn’t come from a store… perhaps… (Christmas) means a little bit more!””(39). This revelation alters the Grinch’s perception of Christmas vastly. By allowing himself to make an effort to understand Christmas he embraced the Who culture.
A Christmas Carol The story A Christmas Carol was written by Charles Dickens in 1843. A Christmas Carol is about a old man named Scrooge who only cares about himself and money. By the end of the story he has been visited by four ghost his dead partner, Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. They teach him that he needs to make changes in his life, and he becomes a kinder person.
The last ghost, the Ghost of Christmas Future, shows Scrooge a group of wealthy men who are speaking casually about a death that has occurred in the town. The man who has died seems to be unpopular as the men say things like “it’s likely to be a very cheap funeral” said the same speaker “for upon my life I don’t know anybody to go to it” one other man responds “I don’t mind going if a lunch is provided” (Dickens 52). Scrooge asks to see some "emotion caused by this man's death" (Dickens 57). He appears to be anxious by the way the men are neutral about this man’s life being over thus revealing Scrooge’s compassion for this deceased person. When it’s finally revealed that Scrooge is the deceased man, it can be inferred by his horrified and pleading reaction that he is scared that if he does not change he will be alone and a not at all missed old man he had seen in the
Cratchit his poor employ at Christmas Eve dinner. They have hardly a meal but they are still happy. Mr. Cratchit’s wife is not happy with Scrooge. His nephew Fred doesn't think fondly of him either. Scrooge is shown to children ,Ignorance and Want.
In Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Dickens illustrates the theme of the need to be generous and kind with our time on the earth instead of being greedy. Scrooge is a model miser. He is always spending time counting his money and never spending nor helping others with it. The Old miser is cold and bitter with no spirit of Christmas spirit in him. Three ghosts, including Marley, Scrooge’s former business partner and friend, appear to Scrooge to show him his bitter ways and to help him begin to lead a life of kindness and spirit.
In the play A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, Scrooge was guided by 3 spirits teaching him he needs to change to keep people close to him and love him. At first he was a inconsiderable selfish person. For example when the gentleman visitor can he only was worried if his operation was stopped I knew this when he said “from what you said, I was afraid someone had stopped its operation. When his nephew Fred can over to ask him to come to Christmas dinner, Scrooge said “I’ll dine alone.” This implies that scrooge doesn’t like to spend time with his nephew.
Burch is a greedy and deceitful man. Burch indeed knew that Northup was a free man but would do anything to make some money. After Solomon continues to plead his freedom Burch beats him mercilessly. Burch does not care for his slaves. His only concern was how to make a profit which Northup notices early on “Alas!
Compared to the drama, the movie The Christmas Carol has many similarities, and has brought the story to life although there are a few differences. In the drama, The Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is a grumpy, old man who has no liking for Christmas or any of the things that come with it. “It’s less of a time of year for being merry, and more of a time for being loony . . . if you ask me.”
This can be seen in, “There was a boy singing a Christmas Carol at my door last night. I should have liked to give him something”(Dickens 28). Scrooge and other wealthy people walk right past those in need, even when they have enough money. To demonstrate, “I can’t afford to make idle people merry”(Dickens 2). Scrooge doesn’t want to donate money even though he has enough money.
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.
During “A Christmas Carol”, Scrooge's Nephew , Fred, has always had a positive personality throughout the book. In the beginning of the story, Fred invites his Uncle Scrooge to Christmas dinner. Although he was declined harshly he still keeps his happy demeanor. “But I have made the trial in homage to Christmas and I’ll keep my humour to the last.’ ‘Merry Christmas Uncle!’