This means what you do or have done affects the future. If you change the future will change too. In the beginning, Scrooge is an angry man who only cares about money. Everyone dislikes his attitude and rudeness. His old business partner, who died, came back as a ghost to warn him of his bad ways.
He shows Scrooge what terrible conditions his employee, Cratchit, is living in, and how his family and he are struggling to make ends meet for the holiday season. He also shows him a homeless community that Scrooge didn't even know existed because he forgot that not everybody can be as wealthy as he is. This scene was cut from the play probably due to its lack of significance to the main plotline of the original story. The film depicts Future leading Scrooge to his grave, where men are digging up his never-shared fortunes for themselves, while the play only tells of the men digging the grave to bury him. both film and play show scenes with people selling, buying, and trading his old possessions.
He then is visited by Jacob Marley and the ghosts of past, present, and future. The ghost shows his days as a boy, his sister, and a little bit of him with his first love. Then the ghost of the present comes. He shows Scrooge Bob Cratchit’s family and they are happy in the Christmas season. After showing Scrooge his nephew’s dinner party, Present shows him two baby dolls.
He again sleeps, but is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Present, who takes Scrooge to his employee’s home and to his nephew’s house. Once Christmas Present got his point across, Scrooge then feels the presence of the Ghost of Christmas Future, the only spirit who does not speak, and is the one who makes the most difference is Scrooge’s life. The Future in the film also takes Scrooge to his pitiful, lonely grave. He makes the promise to honor Christmas all year and to be kind (Video 1984) Scrooge is taken home and wakes up to find it is Christmas morning. He also buys a huge turkey for the Cratchits in the movie and lives up to his word as
A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner!” (Dickens, 1). Throughout the story we are introduced to the Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmases to come. Each of the ghosts educate Ebenezer with different lessons that will allow him to finally be liked among the citizens in a town in England. While he is taken on these wild journeys, he cannot be heard by the people he is visiting, until the ghosts leave him. Ghost of Christmas Past takes Ebenezer to a time when Marley was still alive.
The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come shows Scrooge his dead body: ’plundered and bereft; unwatched, unwept, uncared for’. This suggests that Scrooge is disliked while is alive but also while he is dead. This is proved as his grave showed no signs of care, no flowers or no sense of grief but left alone, rejected. Another example being the fact that a business man would only go to his funeral ‘’if a lunch is provided’’. This reinforces the fact that no one liked or cared about him.
The first shadow Future shows Scrooge is someone talking about a man’s death. When Scrooge hears that he assumes that the men are talking about Jacob Marley’s death. (Dickens 27) Future then shows Scrooge people talking about the same man’s death. And a Women was wondering how much she’d get for the stuff she stole from the rich man’s house ,who was dead. Scrooge knows that those are his stuff.
For the Christmas party he saw his cousin, Danny, staring at the boxes. So Danny was asking how he made them, but nobody knew why. Kids at school were not so nice to Danny. They thought of him as weird and told him to kill himself while handing him the gun.The next day Danny called to go over his house without his parents there. When he was there he took a gun out of his pocket.
Andrew Carnegie, Jp Morgan and John Rockefeller were robber barons . These men were robber barons because they treated their workers poorly, Did whatever they could to take down competing businesses and these men were ruthless. They made their workers work long hours, gave them little pay and they took down unions within the company. This shows that Morgan, Carnegie and Rockefeller were robber barons . Another reason that they were robber barons was they took down smaller companies so that they could have all of the money in the industry.
Not only is Count Olaf evil and sinister, but also he is quite rude and greedy. One of the key reasons to why Count Olaf is greedy is that he wants to steal the Baudelaire 's fortune and have it all to himself. When they were all on the boat he said, " And the Baudelaire fortune is finally mine…finally, I am a very wealthy man, which means everybody must do what I say" (Snicket 8). We can infer that from this that all that Count Olaf cares about is his wealth and money. This proves how greedy he is for money and to steal their fortune.