What if you could change what happens tomorrow? In A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge has been haunted by his dead business partner, Marley. His life will be changed forever with the help of three different spirits who take him to his past, present, and future; from his money-loving life to a charitable one. The spirit who helped Scrooge change the most is The Ghost of Christmas Present because he helped Scrooge to to care about others, celebrate Christmas, and learn empathy. First of all, Scrooge starts to care about others.
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.
The ghost of Christmas present Show Scrooge his past when he has a work when bob and his family were eating turkey and tiny and his family were eating turkey and tiny Timmy if they don’t give them money tiny timi will die the ghost of Christmas present he was very fat he never is sad he is always leafing to transport place to place he use a torch with fire he was one of the tree ghost he was the second ghost he has a lot of bear at the end of the tour of the past Christmas they went to the inside of a gig clock and when it was 12:00pm he will be bad like all of the 3 ghost because at the end they are mad but when it starts the ghost are very good but at 12:00pm the ghost of Christmas present he was bad an appear too small people down of his feet’s that they were very mad and they want to atac
He grew an attachment to the sweet little boy, and was surprisingly concerned about his well being. When Scrooge learned from the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come that Tiny Tim would not survive the following year, it tipped Scrooge over the edge. Feeling guilty that he could’ve prevented the casualty by simply offering Bob a slight pay raise and shorter work schedule, Scrooge realizes that he can alter his ways and prevent Tiny Tim’s death by being a kinder person.
Redemption was shown in the play numerous times. Once being when his nephew Fred asked him to join him and his family for a Christmas dinner Scrooge refused to go because he would much rather try to earn more money on Christmas then spend time with family and loved ones. A Ghost of Christmas Present brought Scrooge to Fred’s house and showed how Fred was defending him against all the criticism as to why he didn’t
In the novel, Mathewson, a former local, said that he had $1600 that proves Buck can not start a sled with 1000 pounds on it. John Thornton believes in Buck, but he has no idea if he can start such tremendous a load. “He did not playfully shake him, as was his wont, or murmur soft love curses; but he whispered in his ear. ‘As you love me, Buck. As you love me,’ was what he whispered” (66-67).
When you get to America some people already think of you as less so it is difficult to obtain a good job or even just natural adaption. It can be hard to flee your country and have to learn a whole new culture as seen by how upset Baba gets in the convenience store. “Almost two years we've bought his damn fruit and put money in his pocket and the son of a dog wants to see my license!” (127). Babe and Amir are used to walking into a store with a stick and the owner carves indentation into the stick to indicate how much Baba owed him.
Because of the cultural traditions, aside from her treatment at Merced Community Medical Center, they utilized traditional healing methods. This was because her parents and the Hmong culture believed that they needed to call her soul back. Through the Lee’s story, Fadiman highlights the dangers of a lack of cross-cultural communication in the medical
Scrooge pleaded for forgiveness because he knew all the horrible things he had done. Stave 5-Surprise The main idea of stave 5 was surprise. At the beginning of the story, Scrooge wakes up and it was Christmas morning. Scrooge asks a boy to get him the biggest turkey, Scrooge offered half a crown to the boy.
Anna Mow once said, “’Peace is an attitude, the kind that doesn’t create dissension. We create hostility when we turn away from what the other person is saying instead of listening to understand. The primary task is to perceive the perspective of those who differ with us’” (Long 146). Anna Mow covers a great point.
The first article that was interesting is Being the Amazing RD that Changes Lives from Chere Bork. I like this article because it is motivational. Chere is straightforward in her explanations, her philosophy is that we are our own master; we control our life according to our beliefs and what we choose to focus on, which can be either positive or negative. Furthermore, she states that our expectations can change by focusing on what we really desire, and emphasizes on the fact that we posses everything to realize our dream. Basically discourage and pessimism should be banned from our vocabulary, and we should start doing what we want to do with confidentiality.
The Second Industrial Revolution presented many hardships to immigrants looking for a better life in America. In his book, The Uprooted, Oscar Handlin makes the case for immigrants enduring the hardships adjusting to the American culture and economy. His argument is supported by specific statistics and events that damaged these people. These newcomers’ ideas, beliefs, and cultures were affected as well. Immigrants faced with American culture and commerce had to adjust their own in order to survive.
Asia Ore Aryn Bradley EH 101-125 February 25, 2016 Horace Miner was an American Anthropologist at the University of Michigan but was known worldwide for his work. In his lifetime, he has published several books including Agriculture in 1949 and City in Modern Africa in 1967. But, Miner was best known for his satirical, anthropology analysis known as the “Body Ritual among the Nacirema”. Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present.
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