Ebenezer Scrooge A Giver Or The Giveer Analysis

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“Whatever will it take to turn the faith of a miser from money to men?” (Dickens, 11). At one time or another we’ve all been greedy. There’s no denying it. However, I doubt you’ve been so greedy that it ruined your life. Ebenezer Scrooge was almost doomed because of his greed. That was until Jacob Marley, his old business partner, warned him. He warned him of his terrible fate if he didn’t change his ways, the same fate that he got. Christmas time is a time to give and spend time with your family, but wherever does it say that it can’t be year round? No matter where we are or what time of year it is, we should always be willing to lend a helping hand and love those around us. Are you a giver or a getter? A giver is someone always willing to give and help others. A getter is someone who …show more content…

“A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.” ( Jar of Quotes. com) Let’s give a little more to those in need and lend a helping hand. Scrooge is a man that thinks only about himself and doesn’t care about others. “I’d rather see myself dead than see myself with your family!” (Dickens, 3) Scrooge’s greed is the cause of the misery of others, and even the death of some, including himself. If he can’t see past the money than he is in for maybe a not so long time ahead of him. Scrooge is warned about his certain doom by an old business partner and who tells of a possible second chance. Scrooge takes it, almost against his will. That night Christmas Past, a strange spirit that looks neither young or old, visits Scrooge. Scrooge is shown how he became bitter and how he wasn’t always that way. He’s also shown numerous things he regrets, and he wishes he could change them. He goes back and Marley decides to play a trick on him. Scrooge hears the time that the next spirit is supposed to come and is surprised when it doesn’t. The next bell he hears makes him

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