The ghost of Christmas present took Scrooge to a place in London where people who were less fortunate lived At a lighthouse, two men “joined hands over the rough table at which they sat, and they wished each other a Merry Christmas” (Dickens 6.1). Those people had to work on Christmas, but they made the best of it and had their own Christmas. The ghost of Christmas Present also took Scrooge to his nephew’s house. At his nephew’s house, they were playing a game and Scrooge’s nephew was thinking of something while the other had to figure out what it was. He was thinking of “a savage animal, an animal that growled and grunted sometimes, and lived in London.”
On Christmas Eve, Scrooge’s nephew comes to his office to wish him a Merry Christmas and invite him to dinner the next night. In the novel, Scrooge says to his nephew, “bah! Humbug” (Dickens 10). With the meaning of humbug being fraud or impostor, he is further showing his hatred for the holiday and implying that people who celebrate it are just hiding from the fact that they are not living happy lives. He always takes the opportunity to remind people of that whenever someone wishes him a
A Christmas Carol is a Victorian ethical quality story of an old and sharp misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge, who experiences a significant affair of reclamation through the span of one night. Mr Scrooge is an agent/cash changer who has given his life to the amassing of riches. He holds something besides cash in disdain, including kinship, cherish and the Christmas season. Ebenezer Scrooge experiences "Numbness" and "Need" in A Christmas CarolIn keeping with the melodic relationship of the title, A Christmas Carol, Dickens partitions his artistic work into five "fights" rather than sections.
He is in these locks because he did not live life to the fullest. He warns Scrooge that three ghost are coming to help Scrooge open his eyes and see what he is missing in life and to cheer up. The ghost show him the past, present, and future and it is usually something that starts happy then turns terrible . The first ghost visited scrooge at 1:00AM and took him back to the past and showed how happy he was in the past and how sour he became further on in life. The second ghost that visited showed him in the present all the poor people that were enjoying themselves even one of his workers Bob Cratchit and his family and tried to make him see sense and joy in Christmas.
Though set during Christmas, the story has a meaning that relates to people year round. Dickens carries this Theme of compassion throughout the entire story, starting with characters around Scrooge and ending with Scrooge himself. When we are introduced to the nephew Fred, we see how even though Scrooge is a old grumpy man with no friends and who scares off anyone who may dare to speak to him, Fred still invites him to the family Christmas party. Fred knows Scrooge will not accept, but perhaps knowing Scrooge is the only blood family he has left, he makes an effort.
The play, “A Christmas Carol,” adapted by Israel Horovitz from Charles Dickens’ tale is about a selfish, old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge that encounters visitations from spirits. The locations the spirits take him to display powerful messages that impact the transformation in his character eventually. Towards the end, Scrooge becomes a more kinder, generous person. “A Christmas Carol” evidently shows that even when life is at its most difficult, there are always ways to find peace and happiness.
This made Scrooge feel guilty about being rude to his employee when he wanted Christmas Day off. The ghost then took Scrooge to a large grandfather clock that towered over them. The Ghost of Christmas Present disintegrated into ashes after the clock struck midnight because Christmas was
What he experiences with the ghosts changes his perspective to be a more kind and generous person to himself and others. Throughout the Christmas Carol, Scrooge experiences a traumatic, and life changing moments and changes himself into a kind, generous, and merry person. Before Christmas, Scrooge displayed his nastiness in two ways, Scrooge clearly has no good emotions or feelings. Scrooge is a businessman who runs a company with his partner, but unfortunately he passed away,“ Scrooge was not so cut up by the sad event of my death, but that he was an excellent man of business on the very day of my funeral, and solemnized it with an undoubted bargain.
The settings that surrounds Scrooge throughout A Christmas Carol give a timeline to the changing personality of Scrooge starting with his neglected past, continuing with his gloomy present self, and finally with his possible murky future. Through Scrooge’s past one can see reasoning behind his attitude towards life. Along with this family issues and neglect are apparent. We see this through description of places where he spent a great deal of time, “Approached a mansion of dull red brick.” the mansion referred to is a school house where Scrooge attended.
This spirit shows the future to scrooge. After a while in this future, scrooge soon realizes that he has passed away. People during this time discuss his funeral and one gentleman says, “I don’t mind going if a lunch is provided.” This is showing that people didn’t really care for scrooge since he never really talked to anybody or socialize at all really and simply kept to his money. To top it all off,in this unfortunate future, tiny tim died because of his illness.
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.
In conclusion A Christmas Carol is a great video/drama that shows a common theme. Greed leads to a lonely, miserable life. The Christmas Ghosts help show Scrooge that. By Scrooge turning his life around, he realizes that a kind, joyful life is much more
At the beginning of A Christmas Carol,Scrooge is mean,selfish,and greedy. He is mean, because on pg.9, he never donates to the poor,and he always yells at little kids. Scrooge is also selfish because on pg.12, he never pays a day wages for no work. They say “it's a poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of december!”Also,another word is he is greedy,on pg.17, says he is caustic and cold as ever and never gave anything to anyone. He said “what do you want with me.
1.He was a lonely country side kid that walked through Christmas time all alone. When the ghost takes him back to see him as a boy he starts to cry when he see's him self as a boy walking the halls and Christmas alone. 2.Fezzwig played a great roll of happiness in Scrooges life when he was younger. Mr. Fezzwig was a very cheerful and friendly guy that would throw a ball for Christmas, this made Scrooge excited. 3.Belle broke his heart and destroyed his love.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas and A Christmas Carol are two very similar stories. In the stories A Christmas Carol and How The Grinch Stole Christmas, there are two characters who are a good example of this. A Christmas Carol is a story about a grumpy old man named Ebenezer Scrooge who only cares about money and needs to be taught a lesson. The story teaches a very good lesson, and modern authors still draw from it’s storyline. They also draw from the lessons it teaches while people read it.