Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol

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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. Later Scrooge is visited by three spirits who try to help him change his ways. The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. In the end he does change his ways and he is one of the nicest people in the entire world. Charles Dickens is the author of this amazing book and every author has a purpose or a reason for writing a book, a message they want to give the reader. Now we ask ourselves the age old question who is the audience? And what is the audience supposed to realize and do?

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So what do I want to do, I want to run, jump, and act like an idiot that is overfilled with joy and Christmas spirit. I may even want to change myself, it could be seen as a wake-up call. Maybe someone was like Scrooge and they realize just how mean they have been. Every now and again when I watch a movie, it really has an effect on me like if I watch a horror movie I act like the monster. I pretend thanks to what I was influenced with an the last few hours that took up my life. Dickens wants the audience to change or help someone else change, be that person’s wake up call, be that person’s past, present, and future spirit. Dickens is trying to change the world so it’s a better and happier place for the youth. I occasionally have this feeling inside of me when I just really want to help someone. Whether someone drops something or they need a direction for their lives a helpfulness overcomes me. This feeling that overwhelms me is the same feeling I gain after reading A Christmas
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