The Transformation Of Ebenezer Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

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Have you ever had something cause a sudden change in your life? Well, the fictional character Ebenezer Scrooge in the famous play “A Christmas Carol”. Ebenezer’s viewpoint on life changes drastically as the story progresses. His transformation in personality is very eventful. This is how the bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge became a joyous and cheerful man.

Ebenezer Scrooge was not a very likable man. He is very unpleasant to be around. He rejects all offerings of kindness and hates Christmas cheer. In addition, he hates Christmastime in general. He believes it is all humbug.

On Christmas Eve, when Scrooge was walking up to his house, he feels a cold breeze coming on as he approaches his dark and gloomy abode. Then he turns around, and …show more content…

This ghost has a very dark and eerie look. It is shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, and its form, and left nothing of it visible beside one outstretched hand. The spirit first shows Scrooge his funeral, where he sees businessmen talking about how much money the dead man has left and saying they will only go to his funeral if they are fed lunch. Then, the Ghost takes him through dark alleyways to a scene of three people picking through his belongings. Scrooge realizes that this is how his life is going to end if he doesn’t change the way he goes about life. The last but most significant thing the spirit shows Scrooge is a Tombstone with his name engraved onto it. After seeing this, Scrooge breaks down and begs the spirit for another chance to change his fate. The spirit says Scrooge can still change his fate if he changes the way he lives life. After this, Scrooge wakes up full of a zest for life. He presses the bed to check it is real and then, laughing, proclaims himself as '’giddy as a drunken man'’. He calls out of the window to a boy who tells him it is Christmas Day, and Scrooge is delighted to find the spirits have done all their work in one

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