How Does Scrooge Change In A Christmas Carol

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The book A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, is about a man named Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge gets visited by three ghosts who help him change for the better. One of the ghosts was The Ghost of Christmas Present.The ghost of Christmas Present is a cheerful, positive, and frank giant whose attitude effected a change in scrooge.

The Ghost of Christmas Present is a very cheerful person. Despite the fact of living only one day, he makes the best of it. He is always in a good mood, giving health to others. When the ghost first arrived, “Scrooge entered timidly...and though the spirits eyes were clear and kind, he did like to meet them”. (St.3,4). Scrooge was scared at first, but then came around to liking The Ghost of Christmas Present. The ghosts cheerful mood …show more content…

He even used Scrooge’s own words against him. “If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.” (St.3,12). Hearing his own words hit Scrooge hard. Scrooge didn’t like his words and wanted to take them back, but he knew he couldn’t. After being so frank with Scrooge, the ghost took him where the miners live. An old man was singing a christmas song from when Scrooge was a boy, putting Scrooge in a good mood. “So surely as they raised their voices, the old man got quite blithe and loud, and so surely as they stopped, his vigour sank again.”(St.3, 14). After showing Scrooge the miners, The Ghost Of Christmas Present introduced Scrooge to two children. The children representing ignorance and want, showing how Scrooge’s words effected himself and the children. The ghost introduced these children just before he died, leaving these words with Scrooge. “Admit it for your factious purposes, and make it worse. “And abide the end” (St.3,23) This quote shows how Scrooge’s words effected himself and others, and the consequences that come with

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