Before the encountered with The Ghost of Christmas Yet to come, Scrooge was a selfish and tight-fisted businessman, but after being lectured by the three spirits especially by the Spirit of Christmas Future. Being terrified by the specter, Scrooge had sworn to become a better man and willing to help those in need by providing money to help them. As mentioned in the story, after experienced a fearful moment that the Spirit had shown him, Scrooge started to change his behavior toward other people which made they think weirdly of him because the sudden change in appearance; furthermore, He gave additional money to Bob to support his family especially in order to help Bob’s son, Tiny Tim from his disease and Scrooge was treated like a second father by Tiny Tim. Therefore, in my opinion, The Ghost of Christmas is the most important spirit of the three that led to the change in the behavior of
After Johnny had killed Bob, and they ran away, Johnny says something to Ponyboy in the church that surprises him. After Johnny left to get supplies, he says, “We’re gonna cut our hair, and your gonna bleach yours.” (71) Johnny saying this, shows that he is starting to take action after what had happened at the park. It shows that reality is hitting Johnny, and this actually makes him slightly tougher in a way. Johnny, being a shy person usually doesn’t take action to solve the problem at han, but by doing this, it shows he is less soft and more hardy than we thought. After that, Ponyboy finds himself in a situation that he personally can’t back out of.
In fact, the boy is in a situation where his life could be not as bad but, he decides to make his life more worse by not the wearing the jacket. Soto explains “Even though it was cold, I took off the jacket during lunch and played kickball in a thin shirt, my arms feeling like Braille from goosebumps.” The boy knows that he will be cold but he decides that he would rather be cold then wear this ugly jacket. Also, this shows how much he disliked his jacket and that relates to the theme, how ungrateful he is. Soto doesn’t reveal why exactly he took the jacket off. For all the readers know there could have people around he wanted to impress.
Marley warns Scrooge that three other Spirits will be visiting him throughout the night, and will help convince him to change his ways. Although skeptical in the beginning, Scrooge begins to understand why he must change his ways, and he discovers what he can do to become a better person. Throughout most of the first chapter, Scrooge is very greedy. When two kind men come and ask Scrooge for a small donation to help benefit the poor Scrooge asks if any of the prisons or poorhouses are still in operation, and the men tell him: “Many can’t go there; and many would rather die.” To which Scrooge replies with: “If they rather die, they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.” Scrooge was already being greedy by not giving money to the men, but he was also being extremely rude by saying people should hurry up and die. Because of Scrooges greed, his employee suffers greatly, poor Bob Cratchit has to warm his hands by the candle because Scrooge keeps the coal-box in his room and surely would not let the clerk take even the smallest piece.
He did not like it so he told the future ghost that he did not want to be the type of man he was and that he wanted to change his life around. He did not want to see that grave when the future ghost took him there. The Scrooge was terror and most of all he was frightened and he did not know what to do about what he was at the grave when it had his name on it. Ever since that the future ghost came along the Scrooge told these boy to buy him something another and he gave these boy some money and these boy brought the Scrooge these thing that he
For the narrator in Araby, his character change is at the very end of the story after the lights in the bazaar turn off. Before the lights shut off, the boy was very hopeful and infatuated with Mangan’s sister; however, after darkness fell upon the bazaar, the boy came upon the frustrating realization that his romantic fantasies about Mangan’s sister were not the reality of the situation, and never will be. This realization changed the boy by forcing him to mature and face reality, which was extremely frustrating for him to do. Similarly, Sammy in A&P also faced a change that made him a dynamic character. Sammy was also infatuated with a girl, whom he nicknamed Queenie, and although he had never spoken to her, he was already formulating romantic ideals about her.
Paul D’s presence already makes a positive impact on Denver, and though Denver initially distrusted Paul D’s motives, she begins to see him for his true self rather than an imposter father figure. The carnival represented the first time that Denver escaped relative isolation to enjoy a family day at the carnival, and this positive experience changes her cynical perspective of the community and forces her to reconsider her anger towards Paul D. Beloved’s enlarged physical appearance and increasing viciousness force Denver to overcome her fear of the outside world and to seek help from the community. Denver’s acknowledgement that she cannot care for her mother alone becomes the first sign of her newfound maturity. By accepting the necessity of her neighbors’ assistance, she exemplifies that she no longer believes isolation to be the best method of accepting the past. Even her greeting
To start off, it was February 2nd, in Punxsutawney, Philadelphia. Phil Connors, portrayed by Bill Murray, is a weatherman in the weather channel is covering the Groundhog Day Event in the small town. Many from behind their screens witness Phil Connor as he states the facts about the weather, but what they can’t see is his bad traits. He is an ill-mannered man, who treats people impolitely, and ranks himself at a higher level from everyone else in Punxsutawney. As the movie events flaw, Phil Connors finds himself stuck in time, living February 2nd again and again.
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.
The Dalai Lama’s argument is the most persuasive in convincing that humans should act ethically toward each other by using a casual tone and common sense. P1: In Groundhog Day, a film by Danny Rubin and Harold Ramis, the plot depicts the life of Phil. Phil is n self-centered man who seems to be oblivious to his ignorance. He works as a news reporter and winds up in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania for the reveal of the groundhog on Groundhog Day. After a snowstorm hits and forces him to stay the night in town, it is to his dismay that he relives the same day over and over; that is, until a curse is lifted.