In the story a Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean spirited man, is visited by four ghosts who help him realize that he is not the man he should be. When he is invited to view his own gravestone by the Ghost of Christmas yet to come, Scrooge implores, ¨Men´s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead. But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change, Say it thus with what you show me.¨ Scrooge has to change his life before it is too late I know what Scrooge meant when he said the statement, I also think that he followed his own conclusion.
Scrooge is not aware that Bob with his low wages, simply cannot afford to support his large family! Finally, Scrooge shoes his disregard when he’s talking to Marley near the beginning of the movie, and Marley is informing Scrooge of what will happen if Scrooge is unable to change his miserly practices. However Scrooge is so scared at the prospect of meeting a ghost that he is completely blind to the perilous path that awaits him; Just like Marley, Scrooge must make up for his bad habits as a living person even when he’s dead. Despite all these horrendous actions and thoughts, Scrooge manages to right himself and put himself on the correct path. The first thing he
In conclusion, all the three ghost are really important to reform Scrooge’s attitude. They try to show him the mistake in the past, present, and how it effect to his future. In my opinion, The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is the most important spirits that definitely has the greatest effect which caused Scrooge to find out the effect of his mistake in the future since the ghost show him his isolated graveyard. At the end of the story, Scrooge has been returned to the day of Christmas Eve.
All this makes for an awfully tragic tale, but everyone knows how this story ends. After Scrooge is visited by three ghosts his point of view is changed and he becomes a better man. He starts to look for the good in things, rather than the bad. In this story we see an example that it's never too late to change for the better.
The Christmas Carol is a story of an old miser that cares nothing of Christmas, until an old friend of his warns him of the terrible things that might happen if he doesn’t change his ways. He also warns of three other being that will be visiting him throughout the night. The spirit of Past, present, and Future. Although some might make the claim that either Past or Future were the most influential to Scrooge’s thoughts about Christmas. The Spirit which is most influential in Scrooge’s transformation is Present.
This Christmas was extra odd to him because his mom finds a childhood doll and says that it is watching over them. These were a few of the things that Greg says makes him hate the holidays. Along with the holiday problems, Greg also faces
The school of criticism that best interprets Dr.Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas is archetypal criticism. This poem follows the archetypal pattern, where the Grinch leaves his house on a quest to stop Christmas from coming to Whoville. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is an obvious example of “Good and Light vs Evil and Darkness” the Grinch representing evil and the Who’s representing good. “The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season!”
‘‘A Christmas Carol’’ Summary The story of this movie that I saw was called ‘‘A Christmas Carol’’ it is about one person named Scrooge that hate Christmas so three spirits come to visit him and show him different things of Christmas. Scrooge learn a lesson and for now on he celebrated Christmas. It was a man called Scrooge that hate Christmas. His friend and bussines man called Marley die in one Christmas day and Scrooge have to pay the mortician to bury Marley but because Scrooge just like money he don’t want to pay him. Seven years past and Scrooge have a new assistant called Bob Cratchitt.
This passage, from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, discusses the character development of Ebenezer Scrooge, along with the irony regarding the Ghost of Christmas Present’s response to Scrooge’s evident transformation. The quote shows Scrooge expressing sympathy towards the declining health of Tiny Tim, the son of Scrooge’s employee, as Scrooge wishes for Tim not to die due to his illness. Scrooge is portrayed earlier in the book as a greedy, selfish man, who only cares about the money he earns, not willing to share it with those in need. This is further explained when Scrooge is asked about sharing some of his vast supply of money with the poor, as he responds by saying that if they must die, they should do so to decrease the surplus population; this depicts Scrooge’s initial despise and disrespect towards those poorer than him. Thus, by begging and showing desire for the revived health
A Christmas Carol is a play that takes place of a man who has lost the true meaning of Christmas. He has called Christmas a Bah-Humbug and says it is a waste of money. This man lives a lonely life with greediness. This man is called Scrooge. Some people lose the true meaning of Christmas.
At the beginning of A Christmas Carol,Scrooge is mean,selfish,and greedy. He is mean, because on pg.9, he never donates to the poor,and he always yells at little kids. Scrooge is also selfish because on pg.12, he never pays a day wages for no work. They say “it's a poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of december!”Also,another word is he is greedy,on pg.17, says he is caustic and cold as ever and never gave anything to anyone. He said “what do you want with me.
At the beginning of the novel “A Christmas carol” Scrooge can be interpreted as an archetypal villain (an extreme stereotype of a villain), this is inferred when Dickens describes Scrooge as an “old sinner”. The quote “old sinner” links in with the description of a villain as a sinner often someone who commits immoral acts regularly whilst disregarding Christian doctrine, considering the time the book was published (1800) committing a sin was a villainous act to do; therefore implying to the reader that Scrooge is a going to be a villainous character throughout the novel. When Macbeth is first introduced, Shakespeare chooses to present Macbeth as heroic archetypal male, completely contrasting with how Scrooge is presented as a villain at the
An example of indirect characterization in A Christmas Carol is when the clerk asked Scrooge if he could take a day off from work and Scrooge replies by saying, “ ‘A poor excuse for picking a man’s pocket every twenty-fifth of December!’ ” We learn many things about Scrooge in this passage, the first thing we learn is that Scrooge hates Christmas. As mentioned, Scrooge thinks that Christmas robs money from people. We also learn that Scrooge doesn't treat his employees well, we know this from the tone of his voice. The effect of revealing Scrooge’s traits indirectly is to help the readers understand Scrooge’s thoughts about the Christmas holiday.
In “A Christmas Carol”, by Charles Dickens, Scrooge is taught a very important lesson by the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. The ghost brought him tomany different places throughout the night, with his first stop being two families that show different feelings after finding out that Scrooge has passed away. The first place they visit is a family who is very poor and owes Scrooge money. As they find out that Scrooge has died, they are very happy, because they have a child to raise, and they don’t have any spare money. The ghost also brings Scrooge to Bob Cratchit's house, who is his employee.