Out with Merry Christmas! What's Christmas to you but a time for paying bills without money, a time for finding yourself a year older and not an hour richer. If I could work my will, 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." (253&254) The quotes is from the beginning of the novella. Ebenezer Scrooge is talking to his nephew, who's name is Fred.
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 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.
First of all, Scrooge starts to care about others. 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.
Scrooge And The Grinch, There Is Always Hope. The act of selfishness has always had the ability to take over a someone’s. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, is a story where the main character, Scrooge, is haunted by a spirit named Jacob Marley, and three other spirits visit him and hope to change his life around. Ebenezer Scrooge is a very selfish, greedy man that lives in England during the 1800's. Scrooge has a passion for hating Christmas and not caring about what others think about him.
Similarities and Differences of the Play and Movie A Christmas Carol Greed is a trait nobody should have and one man’s life was ruined by it.“Bah Humbug!”is a famous quote from the astounding play, A Christmas Carol the story of a rich, old, mean man named Ebenezer Scrooge whose life was turned around. The play was later copied in a movie in 1984 and the movie shows many similarities and differences to the play. Most of the similarities and differences appear when the three ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future visit him and change his life for the better. After scrooge sees his dead body with nobody caring about it. He is then Humbled and changes his life as he then does good deeds and is a happy and kind man.
Tub waits in the snow for his friends, Frank and Kenny, to pick him up for their annual hunting trip. They arrive and immediately Kenny begins to antagonize Tub. Once the men reach the woods, Tub’s size causes him to lag behind the other two men. They hunt for hours to no avail, and once they settle down to eat, Kenny continues to make fun of Tub, with Frank joining in. However, Tub excuses his obesity as an inherited trait.
Scrooge also exhibits immorality by his unkindness towards other people. While everyone awaits the joyful arrival of Christmas, Ebenezer thinks that it is all a "humbug", berating the cheerful streets of London for their views. Children do not ask Scrooge for the time, no beggars implore him for spare change, and no one stops to say hello. His unkind reputation does not allow anyone to try to talk to him. Scrooge scares many people away as he brings darkness to the bright and cheerful streets.
It occurs when the second ghost (Ghost of Christmas Present) takes him to the Cratchit family’s home. Scrooge is watching the family of his clerk, Bob Cratchit and although he sees that the Crachit family doesn’t have much money either, they too have love and happiness. Tiny Tim is their sick little boy and has a particular effect on Scrooge. When he sees the little boy in his crippled state, Scrooge asks the Spirit “if Tiny Tim will live” (Dickens 40) and the spirit responds with “[i]f these shadows remain unaltered by the future,” the Spirit responds, “the child will die” (Dickens 40) “[n]o, no,” says Scrooge. “Oh no, kind Spirit!
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.He is shown the poor and the homeless this is where Scrooge is left. (movie