He says “I should like to be able to say a word or two to my clerk just now! That’s all!” Scrooge sees all of the fun that Fezziwig is having and wants to have that fun again. He can only have the fun if he decided to give Cratchit the day off. The next morning Scrooge gets another unsuspected visitor, the Ghost of Christmas Present. He takes
In a christmas carol, while the ghost of christmas present is showing Scrooge many different families and celebrations, there is a certain thread of attitude that the families and others show toward Christmas. It is clear to see that even if a family is poor, or a man must work, they all remain cheerful in their hardships. For Instance, the ghost takes Scrooge to a lighthouse where men are working, not able to be with their families for Christmas, but however, they all show a positive mood toward the situation. Another Instance of the good mood that seems to radiate from the holiday, is the bakery in town. All of the families who are too poor to cook food at their own homes take a dish to the bakery to heat it up, and though the food is meager,
Scrooge had only one friend because he drew a hard bargain. I think Jacob came back to haunt Scrooge to teach him how to be a more of a kind person.Scrooge's nephew, pays his uncle a visit and invites him to his once a year Christmas party. Two broad gentlemen also came by to ask Scrooge for a donation to their charity. Scrooge reacts to the holiday visitors with resentment, spitting out an hostile statement in response to his nephew's "Merry Christmas!" The second ghost to visit Scrooge was the Ghost of Christmas Past.
Belle & Ebenezer: A Second Chance at Love Scrooge scrambles out of bed as he is awoken after the stirring visit from The Ghost of Yet to Come. He thinks the hauntings are over and is overwhelmed with a rush of renewed Christmas spirit and an appreciation for life. He is ready to go out into the festive air and spread his Christmas cheer; he is ready to show all he will try to love and allow himself to be loved. He is ready for a better life. Suddenly, a bright light shines and he is graced with the presence of the Ghost of Christmas Past once again.
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
The most influential spirit was the spirit of Christmas future in A Christmas Carol. he used fear to make scrooge understand that there was still time to change his act. Once his old partner, Jacob Marley, told him that there was still hope for him, scrooge was haunted by three other spirits. Christmas past, Christmas present, and Christmas future. The most influential was the Christmas future spirit.
A Christmas Carol is a popular novel during nineteenth century. It was written by CHARLES DICKENS, in December 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge is the main character of the novella, who is a cold hearted man, selfish, and stingy. Scrooge also disliked being with crowd of people. In addition, there are three spirits were mentioned after of Scrooge business partner, Jacob Marley in novel and they come to visit Scrooge in order to change his behavior and become a new person.
Did you know that someone could change overnight? Well in the novella A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, a character named Ebenezer Scrooge emphasizes what change really is very well. Scrooge is visited by three spirits the night of Christmas Eve and they show him his past, present, and his future. One of the themes of A Christmas Carol would be that it is never too late to change. You might not have thought it was possible but if Scrooge can change you can
The movie was made in 1938 by Edwin L. Martin. This essay will discuss how Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and his family, and the ghosts are similar and different in the play and the movie.. In both the play and the movie of The Christmas Carol there are many similarities and differences in the character of Ebenezer Scrooge. One similarity is that Scrooge is very mean in both the play and the movie. For example, he forces Bob Cratchit to work very early on Christmas Day.
People’s experiences and values may determine their journey’s and purpose in life; these may be influenced by a variety of factors. This is certainly the case in Charles Dickens 's novella A Christmas Carol and the film Gran Torino. Both texts exhibit the presence of these factors, however, these are explored differently in each. Dicken’s creation of the hard and antisocial Scrooge, had been shaped by his previous relationships; with Fan, Belle and his business partner, Marley. Whereas, Walt Kowalski’s interactions with people, including his neighbours (the ‘Mong’ family), dead wife and priest are contributing factors to his future and transformation - with his time at War contributing mainly to his present.