Christmas Carol Character Analysis

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From this book I learned that sometimes people don’t appreciate what they have or their lives. For example in the book Mr. Scrooge doesn’t like Christmas and doesn 't celebrate it. He doesn’t appreciate the beauty of Christmas until a series of events happen to him. I also learned that people talk about the way you are. If you are a good person, they talk about how good you are, but if you are a bad person, then they talk about how rude or bad you are. I learned that if you want people to like you you have to be nice and kind to them, or else they’ll be rude to you too or talk bad behind your back. In the book it talks about how people acted when Mr. Scrooge was around. How they were scared of him because he was always so cold and never smiled.…show more content…
The book talks about how rude Mr. Scrooge was and how cold he got during Christmas. He didn’t feel anything for anyone, he didn’t love anyone or anyone loved him. But it was because he didn’t appreciate stuff or people. He just thought about working and making money, well that’s what I think. For example, the book says this, "What else can I be," returned the uncle, "when I live in such a world of fools as this? Merry Christmas! Out upon merry Christmas! What 's Christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without money; a time for finding yourself a year older, but not an hour richer; a time for balancing your books and having every item in 'em through a round dozen of months presented dead against you? If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas ' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!.” Mr. Scrooge also doesn’t care about anyone just himself. He is selfish. "At this festive season of the year, Mr. Scrooge," said the gentleman, taking up a pen, "it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor and Destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousands are in want of common necessaries; hundreds of thousands are in want of common comforts, sir." "Are there no prisons?"…show more content…
"Plenty of prisons," said the gentleman, laying down the pen again.
"And the Union workhouses?" demanded Scrooge. "Are they still in operation?"
"They are. Still," returned the gentleman, "I wish I could say they were not."
"The Treadmill and the Poor Law are in full vigour, then?" said
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