How Does Christmas Carol Scrooge Affect The Future

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In the novel Christmas Carol Scrooge is visited by three ghosts who show him his bad ways. In the movie Scrooge states, "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 thus with what you show." This means what you do or have done affects the future. If you change the future will change too.

In the beginning, Scrooge is an angry man who only cares about money. Everyone dislikes his attitude and rudeness. His old business partner, who died, came back as a ghost to warn him of his bad ways. 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. …show more content…

At 1:00 a.m. the night before Christmas, Scrooge was visited by the ghost of Christmases before. This ghost showed scrooge how happy he was then. The ghost also showed him where he started to go in the wrong direction. Later that night at 2:00 a.m., the ghost of Christmas present showed scrooge how Christmas would go that morning. The employee for Scrooge had a very sick son and would not make it much longer and Scrooge did not realize how bad he was until the ghost showed him. Lastly, Scrooge was visited by an evil looking ghost. This ghost showed Scrooge his future. In the future scrooge had died and everyone was happy about his

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