The Spirit takes Scrooge to Bob Cratchit’s house, where they meet Tiny Tim, Bob’s son. Tiny Tim is a cripple who has a big, loving heart. The Ghost tells Scrooge that, in the future, Tiny Tim will die. Scrooge then replies, “ ‘Oh, no, kind Spirit. Say that he will be spared’ ”(Dickens 12).
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. He should!.” Mr. Scrooge also doesn’t care about anyone just himself. He is selfish. "At this festive season of the year, Mr. Scrooge," said the gentleman, taking up a pen, "it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor and Destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousands are in want of common necessaries; hundreds of thousands are in want of common comforts, sir."
He was selfish. He was cold-heart miser who despites Christmas. Days later,Jacob Marley (Scrooges partner) died, he became a worst person he was before. Jacob went to Scrooge’s house (after he died) as a ghost and warned Scrooge by saying that he needs to be better. Scrooge didn’t care so he was visited by three ghost.
Scrooge we see a man who is transformed from a greedy, selfish miser into a generous and good-natured character by the end. In the beginning of the story Scrooge wanted annihilation to do with Christmas. He rejects all Christmas cheer from everyone he meets. Although on Christmas Eve his worker Bob Cratchit asked if he could take Christmas Day off and spend time with his family, but Scrooge said if he didn’t show up on Christmas morning he wasn’t going to get paid.
Before the encountered with The Ghost of Christmas Yet to come, Scrooge was a selfish and tight-fisted businessman, but after being lectured by the three spirits especially by the Spirit of Christmas Future. Being terrified by the specter, Scrooge had sworn to become a better man and willing to help those in need by providing money to help them. As mentioned in the story, after experienced a fearful moment that the Spirit had shown him, Scrooge started to change his behavior toward other people which made they think weirdly of him because the sudden change in appearance; furthermore, He gave additional money to Bob to support his family especially in order to help Bob’s son, Tiny Tim from his disease and Scrooge was treated like a second father by Tiny Tim. Therefore, in my opinion, The Ghost of Christmas is the most important spirit of the three that led to the change in the behavior of
A Christmas Carol is a book written by Charles Dickens that was set in 1843. The novella is about a man by the name of Ebenezer Scrooge, who is known for his miserable antics. On Christmas Eve, the spirit of his old coworker, Jacob Marley, and three other spirits visit Scrooge. The spirit’s purpose is to show scrooge why his life is shaped the way it is, the people he has or has not affected, how he could live his life, and what his life could end up looking like. Although Scrooge is meant to represent greed he also has many factors surrounding him or in him that are similar to the industrial revolution.
These third spirits come to shown Scrooge of mysterious scenes related to an unnamed man’s recent death, which of three business gentleman discussed about the money and the interment. After that, Scrooge begged to the spirits and want to know the dead man. Scrooge found himself in churchyard and shocked after read his own name on the headstone and no one care about his dead. The ghost of Christmas Yet to Come want to show Scrooge that he will be dead alone and no one care about him if he does not change his attitude. Due to the presence of the ghost of Christmas future, Scrooge feel deeply sad, and find out on what he has does during these day is really shameful as well as its effect that will cause him feel regret in future.
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.
The world of Charles Dickens "If they would rather die,…they had better do it and decrease the surplus population." - Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol This is a quote from the book A Christmas Carol, said by a character named Scrooge. Scrooge was the main character and was created by Charles Dickens to basically portray what most people during that time thought of the poor and unfortunate people. Scrooge doesn’t think twice about the poor and unfortunate, and frankly doesn’t care, but one Christmas eve night the ghost of Christmas past, present, and future come to visit him and completely changes his mind on the poor and unfortunate and he ends up helping them. This is just one of many examples of how Charles Dickens shows love and compassion through his novels.