How Does Scrooge Present Christmas Present

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“Look, you, sir, a school ahead. The schoolroom is not quite deserted. A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still.” (Horovitz p. 760). This is one of the many important parts of the drama, The Christmas Carol. The Christmas Carol is a story of an old miser that cares nothing of Christmas, until an old friend of his warns him of the terrible things that might happen if he doesn’t change his ways. He also warns of three other being that will be visiting him throughout the night. The spirit of Past, present, and Future. Although some might make the claim that either Past or Future were the most influential to Scrooge’s thoughts about Christmas. The Spirit which is most influential in Scrooge’s transformation is Present. One of the reasons present had the most influence on Scrooge’s decision to change his heart is because he shows him what Mr. Cratchit did that night. As it showed in the movie, Mr. Cratchit toasts Scrooge even though he doesn’t pay him very well. After a bunch of bickering, he finally gets his wife to toast him too. This would make present the most…show more content…
As explained by the text, “If these shadows remain unaltered by the future, none other of my race will find him here. What then? If he be like to die, he had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.” (Horovitz p. 782) As a result, this evidence proves that future is the biggest influence because he makes Scrooge feel bad about when he said that poor should die. This made Scrooge realize that Cratchit and his family are those poor people. This made him realize that he said that they should “die and decrease the surplus population.” The Ghost of Christmas present is the most impactful on Scrooge because he shows him how people respect him, he tells that Tiny Tim will die, and he reminds him of the cruel things he had said in the
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