Satire About Scrooge

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Scrooge is overly grumpy and has extortionate avarice. He is a little miserly ol’ curmudgeon. He hates things like happiness, kindness, and Christmas until a clique of three apparitions comes and shows him otherwise. Scrooge was definitely not very liberal, but he is odious, and misanthropic. Scrooge was a miserable, depressed, heavy-hearted man. According to the text, no one ever stopped Scrooge in the street to say, with a gladsome look, “My dear Scrooge, how are you? When will you come to see me?” Scrooge has an unfortunate reputation of being antisocial, depressed, negative, untrustworthy. Scrooge is extremely uncaring, and thoughtless to the poor people, as he thinks there is a jail for poor people. In general, Scrooge is just very negative. The triplet of ghosts comes to show Scrooge the reasons of why it is bad to be negative, antisocial, and untrustworthy. Scrooge is a gargantuan jerk. The three ghosts give Scrooge a last chance to change his unfortunate, bad reputation into a fortunate, positive reputation. The first of the three spirits was the spirit of Christmas past. The spirit of Christmas past took ol’ dolorous Scrooge to see his past childhood. The text states that “they passed through Scrooge’s wall, and stood upon an open country road, with fields on either end.” This city had vanished in present time. “Good Heaven! Said Scrooge, clasping his hands together, as he looked about him. ‘I was bred in this place, I was a boy here.” The significance is
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