“How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” by the illustrious author, Dr. Seuss, is a classic children’s story written in rhymed verse and published in 2000. The story follows a malevolent creature called the “Grinch,” who didn’t like Christmas the slightest bit primarily for its supposedly excessive joy and happiness. He attempts to stop Christmas in the town by stealing trees and presents, but later towards the end, realizes his wickedness. The school of criticism that best interprets this story is an archetypal analysis. Archetypes are a recurrent image or symbol in literature and is recognizable as an element of one’s literary experience as a whole.
When the Grinch decides to take away all of The Who’s presents, he is essentially removing what this society revolves around and what he hates about Christmas – material goods. This entire story shows the main principals of Marxism. From the Marxist point of view, there would be the automatic
A new spirit helps Scrooge along this way, Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Yet to Come shows Scrooge a group of people barging into his home and stealing things from him, showing that people only benefit from Scrooge’s death. Scrooge’s reaction to this was beyond words, “This unhappy man- this stripped-bare corpse … could very well be my own. My life holds parallel! My life ends that way now!” Scrooge can tell that he needs to change the future, for his sake.
Scrooge’s Transformation Essay In the Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three spirits, past, present, and future. When the spirits take Scrooge to the past present and future, Scrooge undergoes a major transformation Dickens demonstrates this by showing that Scrooge changed from a lonely, greedy man, that didn’t like Christmas and dislike people to a generous man that likes Christmas and was more accepting of other people. Dickens shows this change through Scrooge’s actions while traveling through time with the spirits. In the beginning of the story, Scrooge was a lonely greedy man. He also hated Christmas and didn’t like other people.
He is invigorated by the experience, and is later given the memory of a family at Christmas, the room full of love and joy. The end of the book, Jonas climbs a steep hill, and finds a sled. He rides the sled down the other side of the hill, and the book ends vaguely describing “[the] joy that below, ahead, they were waiting for him” (178). This was intentionally vague, letting the reader have their own ending. This means that many ending are the canon ending at the same time, one of which is that the joy and people waiting for him were the people and emotions in the memory of Christmas.
In the Book The Christmas Carol. The main character Scrooge is a nasty, harsh, and cruel person, transformed to a kind, everyday person. He learns how to become a kind person, and treat people kindly and generously. Scrooge starts out as a nasty person but is transformed into an everyday kind person. Scrooge is visited by ghosts of Marley, Past, Present, and Future.
His expedition will start in Christmas Eve, he will encounter meeting The Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet To Come. Ghost of Christmas Past reveals Scrooges’ nightmares; his actions and relationships from his wretched past. Lastly, The Apparition of Yet To Come show Scrooge his ultimate future but, the events will only occur if he does not make an effort to bring out the opposite of his character. These three ghosts went to different places but, they all had the same mission; guide Scrooge to the light, to make a better man out of him. Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” was written to show the impact an individual, even the dead, can have on others.
The school method of criticism that I will use to analyze the poem "How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is a Marxist critic. It is a theory, the consciousness of a given class at a given historical moment derives from modes of material production that were demonstrated through the relationship between the Grinch and the people of Whoville. The poem is about the Grinch who hates Christmas so he wants to ruin it for people in Whoville, in which he achieved by stealing the presents from them. The Grinch’s hatred towards Christmas was directly shown in the poem, “The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season!” This line demonstrates the Marxist critic in this poem as readers will be able to identify the reason for Grinch’s hatred towards Christmas
As is customary, this occurs at the end when the Grinch renounces his evil ways, returns all the supplies to the Whos’, and partakes in their Christmas celebrations. This story line spans many different story types but is found in examples such as Harry Potter, (not the Grimms’ brothers) Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, and Rapunzel. Lastly there are a few symbolic archetypes, the most important being the symbol of light. When the Grinch decides to return all the presents, the morning is described as being “bright and light”, which symbolizes hope and renewal. The symbol of light is featured in many other literary works such as “The Great Gatsby” (the green light, Jay’s infinite hope), Frankenstein (the discovery of new sciences, the creation of a being), and Macbeth (Malcolm the heir being the last hope to save Scotland from tyranny).
In sheer malignity, thinking to set back our plans and avenge himself for his ignominious expulsion, this traitor has crept here under cover of night and destroyed our work of nearly a year." (73) In this part, Napoleon has separated between the animals in the farm as “us" and Snowball as “the enemy”. Also, he described Snowball 's state, which is a lie, by using the word “malignity” which means malevolence. This time, as the windmill not only has high sentimental value to the animals but also stands for their pride, the animals begins to learn that Snowball is genuinely guilty and think out ways of catching him. Therefore, the hate speech in this part can be considered in the type of incitement in the construction of hatred, intentional discrimination to the targeted group to create “they” and “us", and incitement to make violence to the targeted
On a lighter note, the video that Bunnee just put up, not too long ago, was a waste of my time to watch, but she looks neat-looking in it in some ways, but the video is lame, for the most part, with the queerish-looking dude in it, which is not Dogman. I 'm not Sheldanyeyaw, nor even close: Sheldanyeyaw is a holy angel, who has a lot of power, and he never sinned and never will. I 'm just a holy human, meaning a Christian. There are huge differences between humans and angels. However, Sheldanyeyaw is one of the
Scrooge in "The Christmas Carol" shows how much he hates Christmas, and everyone he works with to change to a happy person with the help of others. Scrooge emphasizes, "What a fine day fellow... An Intelligent boy, a remarkable boy." This is a critical part of this novel because this shows Scrooge overcame his dislike of Christmas and his entire disliking of people. Instead of rudely gesturing to people, he is now starting to act nicer, and more mature. Scrooge exclaims, " Come back with the butcher and I 'll give you a shilling.
No, the book wasn’t a fun read because there wasn’t enough action. It wasn’t hard to finish. But it was pretty easy to understand if you 're like familiar with war, and you might not know what soldier 's heart is but with little research it 's easy to understand. 4. What are you taking away from this month?