How Does Scrooge Change In A Christmas Carol

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Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” is a story about a miserly old man named Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge was a strict business man who thought that all holiday’s were a waste of time. The reason he had these feelings is because when he was younger his father left him and his mother died, so when other kids were going home to their families for the holidays Scrooge was left at school alone. When Scrooge began to grow up, he started craving money, that was the only thing that mattered. Scrooge’s view of love is that love has to make financial sense, this thought cost him the love of his life-giving him another reason to hate the holidays. Throughout this story, Scrooge goes from a miserly old man to a family and religious man when he encounters …show more content…

This change made him a better man and religious man. His journey is religious because of who he changed for and why he did changed. The reason for his change was so that he could grow closer to his family and be happy and look forward to the after life. When he did change it affected the town by how happy he became and the fact he was actually being Christian, giving to those in …show more content…

I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach.” (Educational Technology Clearing House). When Scrooge transformed many noticed it because he is almost crazy with joy. Scrooge had a new will to live inside him. The new awakening made him realize he could be good, kind, and giving. Scrooge was a man who was reborn on christmas day. His transformation is clear as just the morning before, he woke up as the miserly man he used to be, as to awakening his new birth on christmas morning with a fond Christian Christmas spirit. (Karson 142). How ironic of him to be born again on christmas, as it being the day Jesus was born hence the reason for the season. The transformation was a result of his past night journeys with his Christmas Ghost. The change within Scrooge made the town and all the people around him much happier and gave them the ability to enjoy the holidays. (Karson

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