Scrooge's Change In A Christmas Carol

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Norman Vincent Peale was an American minister who once stated, “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” Your thoughts are like your heart. When your thoughts are positive they rub off on people. In the play, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, Ebenezer Scrooge is a selfish miser would not even give a penny to the Poultry man that is trying to raise money for the poor. Scrooge, at the end of the play gives a huge amount of money to the Poultry man. Small and large acts of kindness can change a person's day or even life. At the start of the play, Scrooge is a horrid man that is stingy with his money and his feelings. Scrooge’s attitude slowly changes over time. His Nephew Fred invited him over for Christmas dinner and Scrooge's response was, “ Bah humbug”. Scrooge despises Christmas. A gentleman visitor came and…show more content…
Christmas Present brings him to Bob Cratchit's house. Bob has a young son that is crippled and cannot walk. Scrooge's asked Christmas past what will happen with Tiny Tim. Scrooge asks if Tiny Tim will die. Ghost of Christmas Present replies, “ I see a vacant seat...in the poor chimney corner and a crutch without an owner, carefully preserved. If these shadows remain untreated by the future, the child will die.” Scrooge will have to change his heart and care for people to save Tiny Tim. Scrooge also notices that Bob Cratchit toast to Scrooge. Mrs. Cratchit hates Scrooge. Scrooge sees and hears her say, “ The Founder of the Feast, indeed! I wish I had him here that miser Scrooge. I’d give him a piece of my mind to feast upon, and I hope he’d have a good appetite for it!” Scrooge sees how his stingy ness effects Bob Cratchit and his family. Scrooge has changed so much but there is a small part of greed inside of him. Christmas Past brings him to four men in the street talking. They were having a conversation about someone who died, that no one

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