A Christmas Carol Compare And Contrast

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A Christmas Carol(Compare and Contrast Essay) A Christmas Carol is about a selfish and greedy man named Ebenezer Scrooge, who goes on a life-changing journey given to him by his late best friend, Jacob Marley.A Christmas Carol had more similarities than differences when it comes to comparing and contrasting the drama and the movie, but they both had the same idea. Both are about a man who repels anyone he walks past with only a single glance, but instead of him growing to be more of a hated man than he already is, he experiences three spirits that take him through his life and show him what the true meaning of Christmas really is and that if he doesn’t change his attitude, he will never get another opportunity to change the way he lives(Dickens,11)(Dickens,19)(Dickens,27). Scrooge could have stayed the way he was before, old and alone, …show more content…

Scrooge hated everything, which is why he was such a loathsome person to be around. But he soon turned his life around and began to spread happiness to everyone after he returns from a life changing journey through what he has become as a person(Dickens,31-33). Although the movie and the drama were very much alike, there were still some aspects of the movie when I was in suspense and didn’t know what was going to happen because there were still parts of the movie that didn’t follow exactly what was in the drama, which is why is really like this movie and how it was put together. Ebenezer Scrooge will die a happy man with friends and family that will mourn his death instead of dying a stingy, old man who was always alone. This version of the story was one of the best ones I have ever heard or seen because it followed the drama, but kept me in suspense. I didn’t feel that the director was repeating the same thing over and over again to fill the empty spaces, but instead, he was doing something useful for the story by adding minor details to enhance the feel of the story and its

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