Later that night scrooge meets the ghost of Christmas present unlike the other spirit this one is happy Scrooge looked at the big tall man and he took Scrooge to Bob Cratchit’s house and he showed Scrooge how even though they are poor they are happy people this event makes scrooges perspective on hardships better. The last spirit Future appears this spirit looks like the grim reaper he takes Scrooge to when he dies people are stealing from him and nobody cares about his death this terrifies Scrooge he begs the spirit that he will not be mean anymore and the spirit lets him
Then Marley said that if Scrooge did not change he would end up like Marley. What Scrooge meant when he said "Men's courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if preserved in, they must lead. But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change. Say it is thus with what you show me. This basically means that "what a man does in his life will be the deciding factor for what happens in that persons future, but if you leave your old habits you will have a different future."
In Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, the theme of human capacity for change is explored through the transformation of the protagonist, Ebenezer Scrooge. Through the skillful use of various literary devices, Dickens emphasizes the importance of redemption, personal growth, and seizing opportunities for a better life. One of the notable literary devices employed by Dickens is the allegorical representation of the three spirits who visit Scrooge. The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come serve as catalysts for Scrooge's self-reflection and eventual transformation.
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’s famous story, is about a filthy rich but cold-blooded businessman named Scrooge, who is in need of redemption. He is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future in order to redeem himself and be remembered for good. Each of these ghosts presents Scrooge with lessons that help him on his journey and ultimately set up his redemption at the end of the story. Many argue that the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come influenced Scrooge the most to redeem himself, but in reality, the Ghost of Christmas Past influenced him more, as it not only retold Scrooge’s story and showed where his life turned around, but it also taught him valuable lessons along the way. This is shown when the spirit causes him to
He tells scrooge the path he is taken will lead to a bad afterlife. Scrooge is later visited by three more ghosts. They each take him to show him his wrong doings, and Scrooge sees his past, present, and future Christmases. He was warned to change his actions to make his future brighter, and a better afterlife. During his time with the spirits, he learned to be a better man and respect the world he lives in.
He realizes that just because they don’t have a job or make a lot of money, they still contribute to the world in their own way. Scrooge is learning how to move past materialistic things and see people for who they really are. The teachings of the Ghost of Christmas Present shows Scrooge the true meaning of the spirit of
Scrooge is then shown how happy that woman was and what he missed. Past disappears and Scrooge goes back to bed. The clock strikes two and the Ghost of Christmas Present appears. He shows him a busy market place. then, they go to the Cratchits’ house.
One night, in a dream, he is warned by his deceased friend, Marley, that three spirits would come to him. The first spirit is the spirit of Christmas past, and it shows him an event from his past. In the event, Scrooge is seen leaving his lover because she is too poor. Scrooge regrets this decision greatly. The next spirit tells him about the present, and it shows him how his employee, Bob Cratchit, is suffering.
Marley tells scrooge that three other ghosts are going to come to Scrooge home, and leaves after telling Scrooge to change his ways before it's hurts him. Scrooge thinks nothing of this and thinks it a illness, but as Marley said, he would get visited from one of the Ghost of Christmas that is named Past. This ghost takes scrooge down memory lane of his childhood memories and Scrooge sadly begins sob when he think about his past as a boy. The past also features events from Scrooge's young adulthood, when he transforms into the rude miser that he ends up being after rejecting his wife and not learning the lessons of kindness taught by Fezziwig, the man he was apprenticed to.
This made Scrooge feel guilty about being rude to his employee when he wanted Christmas Day off. The ghost then took Scrooge to a large grandfather clock that towered over them. The Ghost of Christmas Present disintegrated into ashes after the clock struck midnight because Christmas was
When Scrooge looks at his past he gets a tear on his cheek. When the ghost took him to his school, Scrooge starts to become sad. When his Sister picks him up from school he realizes his father doesn’t actually hate him. Scrooge realizes how bad he treated people when he was at the Fezzywig’s. When the Ghost of Christmas past comes to visit Scrooge, Scrooge gets emotional.
In the beginning of the story, Scrooge was a lonely greedy man. He also hated Christmas and didn’t like other people. One quote that shows that Scrooge was greedy is, “What
After this, The Ghost of Christmas Present shows the mean old man what people who are part of his life are doing on Christmas Eve. Lastly, The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come leads Scrooge to a future Christmas. All these spirits had the power to change Scrooge by using memory, compassion,
Compare and Contrast A Christmas Carol is full of many twists and turns, and has been written in many different versions. Writers have taken artistic liberties and have added or taken away to the beloved Christmas story to make it their own. No two versions are going to be exactly similar, and most definitely are going to have many differences. The play and the movie both follow the basic plotline of the classic novel, A Christmas Carol.
Scrooge has started to really understand what he has done wrong in his life and how selfish and mean he really is . The ghost of Christmas Yet to Come shows Scrooge his future and how the people don’t care that Scrooge dies “If there is any person in the town, who feels emotion caused by this man’s death,” said Scrooge quite agonised, “show that person to me, Spirit, I beseech you” ( Dickens 11 ). Scrooge is seeing how people treat him when he is dead but Scrooge has no clue they are talking about him. Scrooge is showed the future but Scrooge thinks he has already changed completely because he has no idea that the person the men are talking about is him. Scrooge is changing fast but he has not seen the shadows that have not happened but will happen soon "You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us," Scrooge pursued.