Response To Ebenezer Scrooge In 'A Christmas Carol'

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Response to Literature Never has there been such a soul as Ebenezer Scrooge. A man who treasured wealth and money above all else; even during the Christmas season. All the holiday cheer made old Scrooge more bitter than ever, because of this, Scrooge received a visit from Jacob Marley his dead business partner and three spirits that night, the night of Christmas Eve. First, the ghost of Christmas past. Second, the ghost of Christmas present, and lastly, the ghost of Christmas yet to come. His encounter with the three spirits changed Scrooge. To show how grateful he was for the alternation in his attitude, he promised, “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all year. I will live in the past, the present, and the future. The spirits of all three shall strive within me!” (Charles Dickens pg. 261)…show more content…
I chose the part when he was visited by old Jacob because I thought it was interesting how he had been a narcissistic person, and yet he came back to help his old friend Ebenezer Scrooge, and try to save him from the unease and unrest that he received following his death. Second, I liked the ghost of Christmas past, and Scrooge’s whole encounter with him. I enjoyed this part because this ghost was the friendliest of the three. Finally, I liked the conclusion of the story because it was uplifting and not dreary like the other staves in the
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