Denying the fact that it was he who lay upon the lifeless bed, he was overcome by terror that there was a slight chance it was his future self. The Apparition of Christmas Yet to Come also shows him a floweress, uncared for, rotting grave, the stone belonging to Ebenezer Scrooge. Not wanting to be condemned to this awful downfalling, he begs the Spirit, crying “Your nature intercedes for me, and pities me. Assure me that I yet may change these shadows you have shown me, by and altered life.” It is after this moment that Scrooge vows to honor Christmas, and to be amiable to all, keeping the lessons he has learned in his
The last ghost, the Ghost of Christmas Future, shows Scrooge a group of wealthy men who are speaking casually about a death that has occurred in the town. The man who has died seems to be unpopular as the men say things like “it’s likely to be a very cheap funeral” said the same speaker “for upon my life I don’t know anybody to go to it” one other man responds “I don’t mind going if a lunch is provided” (Dickens 52). Scrooge asks to see some "emotion caused by this man's death" (Dickens 57). He appears to be anxious by the way the men are neutral about this man’s life being over thus revealing Scrooge’s compassion for this deceased person. When it’s finally revealed that Scrooge is the deceased man, it can be inferred by his horrified and pleading reaction that he is scared that if he does not change he will be alone and a not at all missed old man he had seen in the
What if you could change what happens tomorrow? In A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge has been haunted by his dead business partner, Marley. His life will be changed forever with the help of three different spirits who take him to his past, present, and future; from his money-loving life to a charitable one. The spirit who helped Scrooge change the most is The Ghost of Christmas Present because he helped Scrooge to to care about others, celebrate Christmas, and learn empathy. First of all, Scrooge starts to care about others.
Ebenezer Scrooge is talking to his nephew, who's name is Fred. Ebenezer Scrooge dislikes Christmas with a lot of passion. However, with the help of three spirits, the ghost of Christmas past, present, and future, Scrooge eventually changes to have positive feelings towards Christmas. Dickens states, "Thank 'ee. I am much obliged to you.
A Christmas Carol The story A Christmas Carol was written by Charles Dickens in 1843. A Christmas Carol is about a old man named Scrooge who only cares about himself and money. By the end of the story he has been visited by four ghost his dead partner, Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. They teach him that he needs to make changes in his life, and he becomes a kinder person. In this story Scrooge changes substantially throughout, and proves that everyone can change.
He wanted to warn him that if he didn’t clean up his act he was going to end up dead and in chains like him. When the ghost of Christmas future comes it shows that Scrooge is dead giving him further warning. Then the story goes on to say, "that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellowmen, and travel far and wide; and if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death. It is doomed to wander through the world -- oh, woe is me! -- and witness what it cannot share, but might have shared on earth, and turned to happiness!"
In the movie and the play audiences could see Redemption come out a lot through out both plots. Audiences received a message telling them the worst people can change as long as they have the chance too. When looking at timeless theme of redemption in the play “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, Redemption plays a big role in the play. Redemption was shown several times in the play. Scrooge we see a man who is transformed from a greedy, selfish miser into a generous and good-natured character by the end.
Some learn from their change, then it helps their future. To begin with, in A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley “Act 2” Ebenezer Scrooge faced through many changes, but one event that changed his whole life was seeing his grave with the Ghost of Christmas Future. He took Scrooge to see his consequence if he didn’t change his ways. After seeing his grave, he changed the way he acted and his world changed dramatically. He went from being a grumpy man to being
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens recounts how a cruel and selfish business man transforms into a caring and charitable person. Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist of the story, cares very little about moral principles. He berates the streets of London for their cheerful view of Christmas and focuses soley on increasing his wealth. He begins to change, however, when three spirits visit him on the night of Christmas Eve. They take Scrooge on a journey through his past, present and future with the desire of transforming his bitterness.
A Christmas Carol has such an influential that modern authors still drawn up on the character types, conflicts, and themes found in Dickens traditional story. At first, Scrooge, in A Christmas Carol, has anger and hate for Christmas as does the Grinch.