Ebenezer Scrooge In Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol

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In Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is molded into an exceptional person by three spirits of Christmas. Though they all contributed to Scrooge’s change of heart, the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come influenced him the most. This ghost, though he couldn’t speak, led Scrooge down a brighter path by forcing him to witness a few depressing events. The aftermath of adorable Tiny Tim’s demise, Scrooge’s own deathbed and grave, and the fact that no one could’ve cared less that he was gone. Firstly, Scrooge was impacted by the death of poor Tiny Tim Cratchit. 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.…show more content…
Denying the fact that it was he who lay upon the lifeless bed, he was overcome by terror that there was a slight chance it was his future self. The Apparition of Christmas Yet to Come also shows him a floweress, uncared for, rotting grave, the stone belonging to Ebenezer Scrooge. Not wanting to be condemned to this awful downfalling, he begs the Spirit, crying “Your nature intercedes for me, and pities me. Assure me that I yet may change these shadows you have shown me, by and altered life.” It is after this moment that Scrooge vows to honor Christmas, and to be amiable to all, keeping the lessons he has learned in his
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