How Does Scrooge Change In A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, tells the story of a miser who is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, Christmas Future and learns valuable lessons from each of them. Ebenezer Scrooge is initially portrayed as a grumpy man who only thinks of money and himself. Scrooge is full of hate for those beneath him and takes pride in his wealth. After being visited by the three Ghosts, Ebenezer turns his life around and becomes full of charity, humility, and detachment of money and possessions. Ebenezer Scrooge learns valuable lessons from the Ghosts, changes his ways, and becomes a more virtuous person.
Ebenezer Scrooge displayed the vice of hate but after being visited by the three Ghosts, he became charitable and generous to all. When Scrooge was asked by two gentlemen to help people have good food and a place to stay for Christmas, Scrooge refused saying he had already done enough by contributing to the workhouses and other cheap buildings and organizations. Even though Scrooge had plenty of coal for his fire, Scrooge refused to give more …show more content…

Scrooge was so concerned about money and being rich that he failed to put people first and was rude to those who were not equally rich. Scrooge refused to give things to other people because he thought they should earn it themselves and not pester him for things. Scrooge did not give money to help others that were less fortunate than him even when he had plenty of money and possessions to share. Ebenezer failed to celebrate what Christmas was really about and only cared about how much money he had. Scrooge didn’t think about his eternity and what would become of him until the Ghosts showed him his past and how happy he was even when he had less. Scrooge changed after being visited by the Ghosts and gave things to people that needed help and became detached from his

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