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.
A prime example of this kind of behavior is the world-famous play, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Both the original play and the movie have many similarities in their plot, but there are some prominent differences as well. In the play, A Christmas Carol, it begins with Jacob Marley, a ghost who lived a greedy life, introducing his business partner and the main character, Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy, wealthy, heartless, old man who thinks Christmas is a “Humbug” (Dickens
The ghost of Christmas future shows Scrooge what happens after his possible death, and 3 people are seen selling his items that he needed to live and rest. One of the 3 people say ‘he died with no one by his side’ which leads to the fact that Scrooge loves nobody but his coin. The ghost lets Scrooge also see that Tiny Tim has died, significantly telling Scrooge that he has to change or he will die and so will Tiny Tim. However, Scrooge decides to change his ways once and for all, and he finally pledges to be a kind man to others, with no potential signs of threat or vile manners. The whole point of the spirit’s visit was to use the final blow on Scrooge’s Arctic organs and give him a few more scenarios of what happens in the possible future.
In the novella A Christmas Carol, by the successful British author Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge, visits the horrendous mistakes of his past, learning how he became an antisocial, miserly man. Scrooge then must redeem himself or suffer a miserable fate; using examples from the text explain in what ways does Dickens, helps the misanthropic Scrooge redeem himself and spread the Christmas Spirit throughout Victorian England? The visits of the ghosts help Scrooge realize his wrongdoings; the Ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge through his past that leads him to become who he is presently. The ghost first takes him to his old school, where he stayed there for Christmas, but his friends went home for the holidays, but then his sister, Fan, picked him
The ghost of Christmas Yet to Come comes to him and shows him his death. The ghost took him to a poor man 's house that showed them admiring his treasures that they stole when he died. He is in denial because he doesn’t want to accept the fact that they were stealing his own items. Next he takes him to Bob Cratchit’s house. It shows Bob mourning over Tiny Tim’s death.
The Change of Scrooge “Feelings change, memories don’t.” Joel Alexander After visits from three ghosts, The Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Future, Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist in the novella, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, is changed for the better. Each ghost makes an impact on him in several ways. The Ghost of Christmas Past shows Scrooge influential scenes from his younger days. After this, The Ghost of Christmas Present shows the mean old man what people who are part of his life are doing on Christmas Eve. Lastly, The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come leads Scrooge to a future Christmas.
He again sleeps, but is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Present, who takes Scrooge to his employee’s home and to his nephew’s house. Once Christmas Present got his point across, Scrooge then feels the presence of the Ghost of Christmas Future, the only spirit who does not speak, and is the one who makes the most difference is Scrooge’s life. The Future in the film also takes Scrooge to his pitiful, lonely grave. He makes the promise to honor Christmas all year and to be kind (Video 1984) Scrooge is taken home and wakes up to find it is Christmas morning. He also buys a huge turkey for the Cratchits in the movie and lives up to his word as
In Staves 3 and 4 of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge undergoes a drastic change in personality due to the events shown by the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come. At the end of the novella, Scrooge is found to be a better man. He learns to be charitable and to value family and companionship. PARAGRAPH 1 Stave 3 affects Scrooge immensely as it shows him that Christmas is a time to be shared with loved ones and that it should not matter whether the person is rich or poor. An example being the Cratchit family as they have little in the way of money but they abound in love and joy.
For example, the book says this, "What else can I be," returned the uncle, "when I live in such a world of fools as this? Merry Christmas! Out upon merry Christmas! What 's Christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without money; a time for finding yourself a year older, but not an hour richer; a time for balancing your books and having every item in 'em through a round dozen of months presented dead against you? If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas ' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart.
A Christmas Carol: Poor and Greediness in Victorian Society In most fictional stories, the main character is happy and adored by others. This does not happen in A Christmas Carol. Scrooge, the main character, is a harsh man who scorns Christmas and is not kind. The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future arrive to remind him of his rude attitude toward people in general. Scrooge then changes himself by donating to charity and stops being stingy with his wealth.