In A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge, a cold- hearted man, continues his greedy ways on Christmas Eve. He declines a dinner invitation from his nephew, Fred; he yells at a Gentlemen Visitor; and is rude his employee, Bob Cratchit. At night, Scrooge's former partner Jacob Marley, who has been dead for seven years, visits him. Marley tries to warn Scrooge to not be as greedy as he once was. Later, the Spirit of Christmas Past, Spirit of Christmas Past, and Spirit of Christmas Present visit.
Stave 1- Greed The main theme in stave 1 of A Christmas Carol is greed. The reason I think Scrooge is very greedy is because he doesn’t like to give and is usually self absorbed. Scrooge is also a very demanding man, he only wants the answer that he likes best. He doesn’t like happy things and his word choices are usually sad.
Cristmas Carol Drama vs.Christmas Carol movie The Christmas Carol is a vintage movie that was manufactured in 1984. The movie is about a miser named Scrooge and is haunted by the three spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future all in one night. In the night he learns to being kind and never went back to be his old self-centered ways. The drama also is about the same thing, but without some of the lines and scenes that the movie didn’t have or what the movie had and what the drama didn’t have so it is different in many ways.
At the beginning of A Christmas Carol,Scrooge is mean,selfish,and greedy. He is mean, because on pg.9, he never donates to the poor,and he always yells at little kids. Scrooge is also selfish because on pg.12, he never pays a day wages for no work. They say “it's a poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of december!”Also,another word is he is greedy,on pg.17, says he is caustic and cold as ever and never gave anything to anyone. He said “what do you want with me.
In the movie,The Christmas Carol, Scrooge visited his living during past , present , and future. Many people tried to make him less harsh and more vigorous. Scrooge was very cold-hearted with innocent people. The reason Scrooge did not like Christmas was because his partner died on Christmas Eve. People tried to persuade him to start liking Christmas.
During “A Christmas Carol”, Scrooge's Nephew , Fred, has always had a positive personality throughout the book. In the beginning of the story, Fred invites his Uncle Scrooge to Christmas dinner. Although he was declined harshly he still keeps his happy demeanor. “But I have made the trial in homage to Christmas and I’ll keep my humour to the last.’ ‘Merry Christmas Uncle!’
Have you ever had a Christmas miracle? Ebenezer Scrooge was a mad man. On Christmas Eve, his old partner Jacob Marley´s spirit came to warn him that three spirits were going to see him that night. The first one would be the ghost of Christmas Past, the second was the ghost of Christmas Present, and the last was the ghost of Christmas Future, but which one was the most influential?
The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential (Michael Dooley). Young Scrooge started as a very hopeful, creative boy that had many negative experiences. These experiences set him on his cold hearted, lonely, christmas-hating path. As a young child, Scrooge was sent to a boarding school where he spent Christmas alone in the empty classrooms. This planted the first seed for his attitude later in life.
A Christmas Carol is mainly about a old man named Ebenezer Scrooge who once had a partner named Jacob Marley, but after Marley died, Scrooge started to hate Christmas and was mean to everyone. One night, Scrooge saw Marley in his room and Marley said that Scrooge will be visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. Finally, at the end Scrooge became nice and caring to prevent Tiny Tim (Scrooge’s worker, Mr. Cratchit, son) from dying, himself from dying, and the whole town becoming dark and dreadful. A Christmas Carol is a really good movie and book. Also, it gives you a sad, happy, and a scary mood.
Contrasting and Comparing You may think the play and movie of “A Christmas Carol” are the same. Well you are quite mistaken. In the Play and Movie they are very different from each other. From watching the movie and reading the play the Climax, the Conflict, and the resolution are different from each other.
In the first stave of Christmas Carol I think a theme is hate. Scrooge obviously doesn’t like Christmas, but dislikes those who even talk about it. When his nephew came in he said “merry christmas uncle Scrooge and may God save you!” This quote was on page 3. His nephew, obviously tries to get along with his uncle, but Scrooge refuses to cooperate.