What Is Greed Like In A Christmas Carol

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Greed is a selfish reliance on money and wealth, and poor Ebenezer Scrooge is suffering from the horrid disease. A Christmas Carol is a well-known story about a man named Ebenezer Scrooge who believes there is no joy in Christmas. There are a few differences between the play and the movie filmed in 1984, yet, there are still numerous similarities to be able to allow the plot to flow smoothly; for example: the climax, the plot, and the resolution. The theater production of A Christmas Carol, takes place in the wintertime with a character named Marley narrating saying, “Scrooge! A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner!” (Dickens, 1). Throughout the story we are introduced to the Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmases to come. Each of the ghosts educate Ebenezer with different lessons that will allow him to finally be liked among the citizens in a town in England. While he is taken on these wild journeys, he cannot be heard by the people he is visiting, until the ghosts leave him. Ghost of Christmas Past takes Ebenezer to a time when Marley was still alive. The Ghost of Christmas…show more content…
There is the character Ebenezer Scrooge who is overcome with greed. It is wintertime and looks to be taking place in the older times. Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by Marley in the film, but Marley, as it said in the drama, did not remove his head. He warns Ebenezer and tells him that, “Your chain is just as long as mine!” (Video, 1984). As it was in the drama, Scrooge is visited by all three Ghosts of Christmas. The Ghost of Christmas Past shows him the same, as does Present and Future. All of the Ghosts teach Ebenezer one thing that will or that has happened because of his greed. The film does, near the ending, have Scrooge give his nephew a turkey and says it to be from an anonymous sender. The film was well acted and decent to
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