In the play A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, Scrooge was guided by 3 spirits teaching him he needs to change to keep people close to him and love him. At first he was a inconsiderable selfish person. For example when the gentleman visitor can he only was worried if his operation was stopped I knew this when he said “from what you said, I was afraid someone had stopped its operation. When his nephew Fred can over to ask him to come to Christmas dinner, Scrooge said “I’ll dine alone.” This implies that scrooge doesn’t like to spend time with his nephew.
As an example, when Jonah was sorting the bills he thought, “I expect my dad to walk in at any moment and ground me until the apocalypse. He won 't, of course, and that would make everything worse”. This shows was missing his dad but that saying how the past will tear up the present. This shows that, wanting someone to come back might mess up the life you built. Another example is that, when Jonah was opening the new restaurant he thought, “This whole night, I’ve felt close to my dad.
Another example includes when the portly gentlemen ask Scrooge for donations and they tell him that many of the poor would rather die than go to the prison, Scrooge harshly replies, “ ‘If they would rather die...they had better do it and decrease the surplus population’ “ (10). This illustrates that Scrooge would rather have people die than give them money or donations. This is because Scrooge doesn’t care if someone dies and isn’t afraid to say so. Therefore,these scenes prove that Scrooge is evil.
This soul startles Scrooge more than the others, and harrows him with dreams of the Cratchit family dispossessed of Tiny Tim, of Scrooge's own forlorn demise and last torment, and the frosty, voracious responses of the general population around him after his passing (they joke about his demise and memorial service). Without its expressly being said, Scrooge discovers that he can maintain a strategic distance from the future he has been appeared, and modify the destiny of Tiny Tim—yet just in the event that he
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
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.
Parris is also a very selfish man who is only worried about staying minister and trying to make himself have a luxurious life style. He show how selfish he is by saying” The cause is yet unknown. I have had enough contention since i came; I want no more. ”(Miller, 174). He show himself as being selfish in this line because he doesn't worry about there being a witch in salem, he is only worried about keeping his job as minister.
A Christmas Carol Compare and Contrast Mr. Scrooge, Mr. Scrooge such a greedy man. He took and when he gave, it was the smallest amount, so trivial. Why he was such a wicked man it was because he was very, very stingy. Mr. Scrooge was not just stingy, but selfish and hated everything that didn’t deal with him having his money. When he had to pay someone, he hated it he literally hated everything.
In A Christmas Carol, Dickens portrays Ebenezer Scrooge as the quintessential miser. Although Scrooge is depicted as a greedy, wealthy, and miserable individual, the point of the story is to show us how and why he changes for the better. The theme tends to be that change is attainable no matter how fixed in our ways we are. Dickens creates the most miserly and cold-hearted man possible and demonstrates that a positive transformation from miserliness to generosity is achievable in the most unlikely circumstance.
To begin with, in A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley “Act 2” Ebenezer Scrooge faced through many changes, but one event that changed his whole life was seeing his grave with the Ghost of Christmas Future. He took Scrooge to see his consequence if he didn’t change his ways. After seeing his grave, he changed the way he acted and his world changed dramatically. He went from being a grumpy man to being
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.
Do you not love Christmas? Do you have that Christmas spirit? Everyone does right? You might think so, but actually not everyone loves Christmas and has that wonderful, great spirit! In the movie of the Christmas Carol there is a man, advanced in years, who is named Ebenezer Scrooge.