Essay On Turning Points

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There are often lots of events that occur in our lives. These events can sometimes change ourselves, which are referred to as “turning points”. These turning points can affect anyone, in lots of different ways. I believe that turning points can cause people to change by a small act, good or bad. The topics that are going to be reviewed are what causes a significant change in someone’s life, how it might have a lasting effect, and what it tells the reader about someone who has undergone a meaningful change. The information can be found in the paragraphs below. First off, this paragraph is going to cover what causes a significant change in someone’s life. It has already been established that these changes can happen, due to a simple act. According…show more content…
According to the play adaptation of “Scrooge and Marley” it states, “Marley. Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all and infinitely more; and to Tiny Tim, who did NOT die, he was a second father. He became as good a friend, as good a master, as good a man, as the good old city knew, or any other good old city, town, or borough in the good old world. And it was always said of him that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. [Pauses] May that be truly said of us, and all of us. And so, as Tiny Tim observed . . .” (Scrooge and Marley, paragraph 80) Scrooge was originally a very mean person. He never talked to his family often, he never paid his employees enough money, and he was very stingy. Later in the play, Scrooge learned that he should change his ways, and helped out his poor employees by buying a lovely Christmas dinner, causing yet another turning point. Scrooge then learned that he should be kind to everyone, which changed his normally crotchety and stingy attitude to a caring, warm-hearted one. His personality change would be considered meaningful to others. Finally, the conclusion paragraph is just
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