The Dynamic Character Of Ebenezer Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

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No matter how hard someone tries to push it away, change will always come back. In the play "A Christmas Carol" written by Charles Dickens and dramatized by Frederick Gaines , the main character goes through an important change. Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist of the story, is a dynamic character because he goes through a permanent change. Scrooge shows he is a dynamic character because in the beginning of the story he is grumpy, the middle he is more aware, and by the end he is gleeful. Originally, Scrooge does not like the idea of Merry Christmas. In the beginning of the story when Scrooge is visited by Fred, Scrooge shows the trait of grumpiness. When Fred walks into Scrooges house and wishes him a Merry Christmas, Scrooge gets very aggravated by this. For example, Scrooge shows the trait of being grumpy when Fred wishes him a Merry Christmas Scrooge exclaims "What else can I be when I live in such a world of fools as this...every idiot who goes about Merry Christmas on his lips...buried with a stake of holly through his heart." This quote shows that Scrooge hates the name of Merry Christmas and does not appreciate anyone who mentions it or wishes it to …show more content…

When the first spirit was explaining that Fezziwig was giving him so much and making him so happy for what he did, then Scrooge realized something. For instance, when he goes back to when Scrooge was a boy, he sees Fezziwig and remembers what a great master he was and he says, "But it wasn't money, he had he power to make us happy... That's what...a good master is." That quote shows that Scrooge is realizing what Christmas is somewhat about and is starting to get an idea of what a good master he should be. Although Scrooge is becoming more aware throughout the middle of the story and is starting to get the idea of what Christmas really means when he is visited by the third

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