In Staves 3 and 4 of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge undergoes a drastic change in personality due to the events shown by the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come. At the end of the novella, Scrooge is found to be a better man. He learns to be charitable and to value family and companionship. PARAGRAPH 1 Stave 3 affects Scrooge immensely as it shows him that Christmas is a time to be shared with loved ones and that it should not matter whether the person is rich or poor. An example being the Cratchit family as they have little in the way of money but they abound in love and joy.
When Scrooge realized this he became helpful and nice. A way he showed his new look on life was to donate money to the workhouses, the poor, and the gentleman visitor. When he gave them money he had no hesitation and was very plentiful in quantity. What Scrooge realized in scene six of the play, was if he does not pay Bob Cratchit, his employee, enough money, one of his family members named Tiny Tim will soon die. Scrooge helped himself and the community when he
Scrooge began to feel sorry for himself. He also despised himself for the poor choices he made. Once again, Scrooge didn't want for his money to be gone. Scrooge understood that he either dies and looses the fortune, or he changes and gets to keep the fortune. It is a win-win situation because if Scrooge becomes nice he keeps his fortune and people begin to like Scrooge.
He shows Scrooge what terrible conditions his employee, Cratchit, is living in, and how his family and he are struggling to make ends meet for the holiday season. He also shows him a homeless community that Scrooge didn't even know existed because he forgot that not everybody can be as wealthy as he is. This scene was cut from the play probably due to its lack of significance to the main plotline of the original story. The film depicts Future leading Scrooge to his grave, where men are digging up his never-shared fortunes for themselves, while the play only tells of the men digging the grave to bury him. both film and play show scenes with people selling, buying, and trading his old possessions.
The novella begins by introducing the protagonist, Ebenezer Scrooge. He is an extremely wealthy, but selfish and gauche old man. Due to past experiences, his outlook on mankind and the world at large is jaded, and this is especially true on Christmas. While the rest of the world is preparing to celebrate he is instead reminded of everything
In the movie,The Christmas Carol, Scrooge visited his living during past , present , and future. Many people tried to make him less harsh and more vigorous. Scrooge was very cold-hearted with innocent people. The reason Scrooge did not like Christmas was because his partner died on Christmas Eve. People tried to persuade him to start liking Christmas.
Scrooge’s Outlook on Charity for the Less Fortunate In the book A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, Scrooge’s look on charity for the poor is that he has his own business and that he should not get into other people 's business, meaning that he thinks that the city would be better off without all of the poor people, and that all the less fortunate people can either work at union house or live in debtors prison. First when the men come into shop and ask for money to give to the poverty-stricken. Scrooge responds by saying “ ‘Are there no prisons?’ asked Scrooge “(Dickens pg. 17). Entailing that if the people don’t have any money that they should just be thrown into the debtors prison, until they are able to pay off their debt.
Greed is an excessive or rapacious desire, especially for wealth or possessions (dictionary.com). This word perfectly describes Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge in the movie and play of A Christmas Carol, originally written by Charles Dickens. This play and movie is a favorite among many people because of its lesson about greed. They both illustrate the message that money, possessions, and things like that, they aren’t everything. In both, Mr. Scrooge is an old miser who hates Christmas and cares very deeply about his money.
In the story A Christmas Story by Charles Dickens, the main character is Ebenezer Scrooge which is a very rich egocentric man that refuses to take part in Christmas and only cares for his "Money". During Christmas time Scrooge is stuck on Kohlberg 's stage two instrument and relativity because he would rather spend Christmas alone. He also wanted his business to continue work on December 25th which is morally wrong because that is a national holiday and people deserve that day off. Throughout the story Scrooge only cares about his money and not anyone else 's benefits. He wanted to use his underpaid worker Bob Cratchit on Christmas for his benefit of money.
This is what Scrooge said to Jacob Marley, his old business partner. He was told that he would be haunted by three spirits and after he was haunted by the third spirit, he realized that he was going to die alone. He wanted to change that. It was probably very hard for him to change his way of life towards Christmas. The play of “A Christmas Carol” is very good.