Mikayla Moore A Christmas Carol The story A Christmas Carol begins with Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist. Scrooge’s business partner, Jacob Marley, passes away from unknown causes on Christmas Eve. This event, along with many other unfortunate events that took place around Christmas resulted in Scrooge hating the Christmas season. On Christmas Eve, seven years later, Scrooge was sitting in his bedroom by the fireplace when the bells on his door began violently ringing. Suddenly, Jacob Marley’s ghost flies through the closed door.
Mikayla Moore A Christmas Carol The story A Christmas Carol begins with Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist. Scrooge’s business partner, Jacob Marley, passes away from unknown causes on Christmas Eve. This event, along with many other unfortunate events that took place around Christmas resulted in Scrooge hating the Christmas season. On Christmas Eve, seven years later, Scrooge was sitting in his bedroom by the fireplace when the bells on his door began violently ringing. Suddenly, Jacob Marley’s ghost flies through the close door.
Seven years after the death of his business partner, Jacob Marley, a grumpy old man named Ebenezer Scrooge is working in his office. Scrooge hates happiness, love, family, generosity, and most of all Christmas. When his nephew, Fred, invites him over to Christmas dinner, Scrooge yells at him and refuses. Scrooge later tells off the people collecting charity donations, and
His father allowed him one aesthetic subject and he’d chosen creative writing. But he’d barely get anything done. He was lacking inspiration, and writer’s block might just be the worst illness a person could ever get. The mall was crammed with erratic people running from store to store, making the whole scene look like a 20’s silent film. There was Christmas music blasting from the speakers and every note of ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ made Draco want to barf.
Most people would even say that they despise Scrooge. Scrooge also dislikes Christmas and tries to discourage any happiness during the holiday season. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge’s nephew comes to his office to wish him a Merry Christmas and invite him to dinner the next night. In the novel, Scrooge says to his nephew, “bah! Humbug” (Dickens 10).
His scatter blades were faulty, leading to a terrible fall that would keep him in hospital for a number of days. Since the accident came just a few days to Christmas Eve, it meant that he would not recover in time to deliver the gifts. To say Santa was gutted would be an understatement. He just could not stomach the idea of letting down all those kids around the country. The thought of their day being ruined because of his absence made him feel even worse, and he contemplated delivering the goods on a wheelchair.
Would it scare you if you fell asleep, woke up, and you found a ghost right in front of you? Will you take it as a dream or real life. An original book knowns as “A Christmas Carol” made by Charles Dickens tells the story about a man named Ebenezer Scrooge, an old man. With help, Scrooge found a ghost who introduced Scrooge with his past, present, and future. There were many versions of this story that shows or tells Scrooge is being lead to a graveyard by a ghost of Christmas Yet To Come.
Since his heart is dark and chained up he needs his heart to have light in it. On Christmas Eve night, Scrooge gets haunted by four specters. The four specters are Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Future. These specters teach Scrooge that he needs to ease up his heart or there will be consequences. The specters symbolise Scrooge’s whole life; greed and money, the past, the present, and the future.
When susie is sent to heaven there is girl ruth that she touches on her way up so ruth becomes obsessed with her and feels they have a connection, well there is a boy named ray who was like her boyfriend before she died and had recently just shared their first kiss both ray and ruth dont know how to handle susie's death and seek comfort in each other, susie see one night that “they were silent were silent and he was holding her hand. [ruth] didn't know whether he was holding it because they were observing my death together or because he liked her.”(203). Ruth and ray feel alone and don't know what to do say being together they feel they belong to something and it helps them deal with it. this gives the theme isolation vs. belonging a
The play, “A Christmas Carol,” adapted by Israel Horovitz from Charles Dickens’ tale is about a selfish, old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge that encounters visitations from spirits. The locations the spirits take him to display powerful messages that impact the transformation in his character eventually. Towards the end, Scrooge becomes a more kinder, generous person. “A Christmas Carol” evidently shows that even when life is at its most difficult, there are always ways to find peace and happiness. The beginning of the story occurs the day before Christmas (December 24) in Bob Cratchit, Scrooge’s clerk, and Ebenezer Scrooge’s office in London, England.
Maniac Magee is about a boy named Jeffrey Magee who was living a nice life until his parents get killed in a trolley accident at the age of 3. He then had to go live with his Aunt Dot and Uncle Dan. They were strict Catholics who hate each other they didn’t like to talk to each other they even had two of everything. When Jeffrey was 11years old he runs away. Until he ended up in Two Mills, Pennsylvania.
Edna has found her new found freedom by moving out of her big house she shared with her husband into a smaller house for herself. She is still trapped by her feeling s for Robert. He comes to visit her for the last time; Edna leaves Robert at her house and told him to wait for her. When she got back, Robert wasn’t there and left her a note, “I love you. Good-by –because I love you.” (Chopin, p148) which caused Edna to commit suicide because she realized she was not happy without her kids and society wouldn’t accept her because she left her husband.
Compare and Contrast Rusty Eric once said that “As long as greed is stronger than compassion, there will always be suffering.” Greed is something that is all too common in our world. It has taken over many lives in the past, present, and it will still continue in the future. Ebenezer Scrooge, an old, cruel man in the a drama A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, is one of the many who have been consumed by the lonely, suffering life of the greedy. In this drama, Scrooge has lost all liking for Christmas and has shut himself off from the world until he is visited by three ghosts that show him the true meaning of Christmas, and restore the love he once had for his family and friends. Compared to the drama, the movie The Christmas Carol has many similarities, and has brought the story to life although there are a few differences.
A Christmas carol Tones of A Christmas carol past, present and future ghost. In the beginning of A Christmas carol, scrooge was visited by a dead work partner, then he was told he will be visited by three ghost. The first ghost had mellow wet strange tone to it, it also seemed a little giddy and different. The second ghost had a happy, strange tone to it and very whalelike with a hint jolly yet caring jolly and commanding. The third ghost had an evil, killing, dark tone to it also mysterious, mute, specter, death angel.
That makes her think nobody works. She likes that Americans like to help people in need. She feels so happy at Christmas time when she donates foods and toys to the people in need. She misses her relatives especially her father because he is old, he cannot come to visit her. She visits home every year and she says every time she goes back home, she feels that this is the last time she will see her father and that makes her so sad.