How Scrooge Changes In A Christmas Carol

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Maya Angelou, an American poet, once said, “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” There are many people who don’t do anything to change the things they dislike. On the other hand some people over time change themselves. While Scrooge looked at his past, present, and future he realized he needs to change the way he treats people. In the play A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, Scrooge was guided by 3 spirits teaching him he needs to change to keep people close to him and love him. At first he was a inconsiderable selfish person. For example when the gentleman visitor can he only was worried if his operation was stopped I knew this when he said “from what you said, I was afraid someone had stopped its operation. When his nephew Fred can over to ask him to come to Christmas dinner, Scrooge said “I’ll dine alone.” This implies that scrooge doesn’t like to spend time with his nephew. Ebenezer Scrooge is acting like a …show more content…

In the beginning with Christmas Past the spirit showed him various memories to show him he has to change. For instance, Christmas Past show Scrooge a memory with his old mentor. The spirit showed him this hoping he is shown how he was treated and having him realize how he is so cruel to his employees. Scrooge sees Mr. Fezziwig in the memory Scrooge realizes that that is the type of boss he wants to be. ”No, no. I should like to be able to say a word or two to my clerk just now!That’s all.” Starting to change, Scrooge is on the path of change. To keep changing Christmas Past showed him his Sweetheart, where he lets people he love let go. In the memory with Sweetheart when she left him in reality Scrooge was yelling at his younger self saying “ you fool don’t let her go.” indicating that he is slightly changing. Showing he has a chance of switching

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