Examples Of Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

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In the novel A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is a grump, grouchy, old man who didn’t accept Christmas to be celebrated. According to Scrooge, Christmas was a Humbug. He is visited by three ghosts from his past, present, and Christmas yet to come. They will show Scrooge the things that happened, were happening, and were to come, so maybe he will change his ways. If Scrooge doesn’t hurry and do something now he will be haunted , and eventually turn into one of the ghosts. In the novel A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens shows that one’s business in life is helping others through the experiences with the three ghosts. In Stave one of A Christmas Carol Scrooge believes that man’s business in life is about money, keeping everything he has to himself, and not sharing. Here are some examples in Stave one. Some charity workers come by to ask Scrooge if he would like to donate some of his money to the poor. His response indicates that he would not like to share his money. According to the text it states” It’s not my business, it’s enough for a man to understand his own business, and not interfere with others,”(9). This …show more content…

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