What if you could change what happens tomorrow? In A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge has been haunted by his dead business partner, Marley. His life will be changed forever with the help of three different spirits who take him to his past, present, and future; from his money-loving life to a charitable one. The spirit who helped Scrooge change the most is The Ghost of Christmas Present because he helped Scrooge to to care about others, celebrate Christmas, and learn empathy. First of all, Scrooge starts to care about others.
It occurs when the second ghost (Ghost of Christmas Present) takes him to the Cratchit family’s home. Scrooge is watching the family of his clerk, Bob Cratchit and although he sees that the Crachit family doesn’t have much money either, they too have love and happiness. Tiny Tim is their sick little boy and has a particular effect on Scrooge. When he sees the little boy in his crippled state, Scrooge asks the Spirit “if Tiny Tim will live” (Dickens 40) and the spirit responds with “[i]f these shadows remain unaltered by the future,” the Spirit responds, “the child will die” (Dickens 40) “[n]o, no,” says Scrooge. “Oh no, kind Spirit!
He changes his opinion with the help of three spirits. A Christmas Carol is about an old man who's name is Ebenezer Scrooge. A Christmas Carol takes place in London, England around the 1830's. Throughout the story countless people must change their opinion on Ebenezer Scrooge while Scrooge must change his opinion on his peers and Christmas. Change is shown through the story.
In this story scrooge was visited by three spirits. His old friend Jacob came to visit him to tell him how greedy and mean he was . In the movie, "A Christmas Carol", when the first spirit from the past came to scrooge house at 3:00 in the morning and told him to take his hand and they flew to his old town to see what he was as a young man. Then scrooge thought that he could talk to people from the past but he couldn't, because they were dead and gone from being greedy and selfish. That was why the spirit of the past took him there to teach him a lesson.
In Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is molded into an exceptional person by three spirits of Christmas. Though they all contributed to Scrooge’s change of heart, the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come influenced him the most. This ghost, though he couldn’t speak, led Scrooge down a brighter path by forcing him to witness a few depressing events. The aftermath of adorable Tiny Tim’s demise, Scrooge’s own deathbed and grave, and the fact that no one could’ve cared less that he was gone. Firstly, Scrooge was impacted by the death of poor Tiny Tim Cratchit.
“They owe me money and I will collect.I will have them jailed,if I have to. They owe me money and I will collect what is due to me”(Dickens 1).This is a quote from Charles Dickens drama A Christmas Carol through the voice of greedy, and cruel Ebenezer Scrooge.A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a holiday classic through the eyes of many people.Throughout the years there have been many movies on the tale.One movie is the 1984 version directed by Clive Donner and staring George C. Scott who plays old Scrooge.This is a heartwarming tale of a cranky,greedy old man named Ebenezer Scrooge, who hates Christmas.Scrooge believes that Christmas is a waste of money,or a “humbug”(Dickens 3), not that he could waste his own money.Three ghosts, know
In the movie and the play audiences could see Redemption come out a lot through out both plots. Audiences received a message telling them the worst people can change as long as they have the chance too. When looking at timeless theme of redemption in the play “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, Redemption plays a big role in the play. Redemption was shown several times in the play. Scrooge we see a man who is transformed from a greedy, selfish miser into a generous and good-natured character by the end.
A Christmas Carol The story A Christmas Carol was written by Charles Dickens in 1843. A Christmas Carol is about a old man named Scrooge who only cares about himself and money. By the end of the story he has been visited by four ghost his dead partner, Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. They teach him that he needs to make changes in his life, and he becomes a kinder person. In this story Scrooge changes substantially throughout, and proves that everyone can change.
Similarities and Differences of the Play and Movie A Christmas Carol Greed is a trait nobody should have and one man’s life was ruined by it.“Bah Humbug!”is a famous quote from the astounding play, A Christmas Carol the story of a rich, old, mean man named Ebenezer Scrooge whose life was turned around. The play was later copied in a movie in 1984 and the movie shows many similarities and differences to the play. Most of the similarities and differences appear when the three ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future visit him and change his life for the better. After scrooge sees his dead body with nobody caring about it. He is then Humbled and changes his life as he then does good deeds and is a happy and kind man.
When I was in fourth grade, Tucker and I met a kid that was four years older than us. We all started talking and later found out that he also lived by us . We then all started hanging out more and more until it was a daily occurrence. My family and I discovered his living conditions were not the best and his family didn’t have a whole lot of money. Years later it went bad and I lost a friend.