Scrooge returns to the home of Jacob Marley, where Marley’s ghost tells him that he is going to have three ghosts visit him in the near future. The ghosts will give Scrooge an opportunity to reform himself. The text explicitly states that Scrooge was a tight fisted hand at the grindstone. Moreover, he was a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, matured sinner! Accordingly, his self-contained personality made him solitary as an oyster. In the text, it states, that Scrooge did not want to donate money to the poor since he could better use the money for himself. Scrooge declined to even to let his clerk have a day off for Christmas! The text explicitly said “it was a day that his clerk was allowed to rob him!” Scrooge finally agreed to let him have the day off with half pay. Scrooge’s catchphrase was “Bah!Humbug!’’.
Scrooge earns the ghost of Christmas past come visit him first. The first stop they bring about is looking at his gloomy childhood. Soon after he tells the ghost that earlier in the evening that he should have given the child and elder a coin for caroling. The second stop they lead to is when he spent a Christmas vacation at school and his sister finally picked him up. We also learn right after this that his sister is now dead and his nephew is her son. Stop three is about how hard he partied with his friends. Later he earn the meaning...his clerk might have wanted to do this, but couldn't due to Scrooge. Then they
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In Scrooge’s past and present, his actions had not been admirable. In reaction to this, Scrooge had closed himself off and become cold and impenetrable by any kindness. He had no empathy for others. The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come changed this mindset by showing Scrooge the most severe consequences of his cold hearted actions. In
Scrooge began his transformation into a good man when the Ghost of Christmas present shows him the Cratchit household. Scrooge throughout this scene is presented with the consequences of his actions and how they affect those who are less fortunate than he. “Think of that. Bob had but fifteen bob a-week himself; he pocketed on Saturdays but fifteen copies of his Christian name; and yet the Ghost of
A Christmas Carol begins with the information that Marley, business partner and co-owner of ‘Scrooge and Marley’ counting house has been dead for 7 years. The other half of the business owner, Scrooge; however, was very much alive and continued the business. Scrooge has sharp and angular aged features and a stiff walk. No one in particular cares about him and he makes it apparent that they know he does not as well. To certify this description of him, when his nephew greets him with a “Merry Christmas”, Scrooge mutters a “Bah Humbug” and quickly dismisses his excitement for the holiday. He thinks that Christmas is a waste of money and finding another year has passed by and one is no richer. A similar exchange occurs with another man.
The text explicitly states Scrooge, a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, clutching, covetous, old sinner has passed away. According to the text, he despises many things such as happiness, humor, and even Christmas. From the reading, I know that he is depressed all the time, consequently his mental state has led him to call other people stupid, dumb, and idiots. On page three, in the conversation with his nephew Fred, Scrooge insults his nephew about marrying and loving his wife. The text states, that he also “seized the ruler with such energy of action, that the singer fled in terror, leaving the keyhole to the frost and even more congenial frost.” From the reading I know that Scrooge isn’t a people person and is very down about life. Based on the text he doesn’t really like being around them. For example Scrooge didn’t donate any money to the poor, and blew off his nephew about spending Christmas with them. In the text it states that there is no wind as bare as Scrooge, this means he doesn't really care or doesn't have many feelings.
The Ghost of Christmas Present in “A Christmas Carol” takes Scrooge to various locations to demonstrate the different ways people celebrate the time of Christmas. Although these people lack the material wealth and security that Scrooge has obtained,
In 'A Christmas Carol', Dickens represents Scrooge as a 'squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner' who is against Christmas and happiness and values money, yet given a chance to redeem his fate. Marley's Ghost has come to warn Scrooge to change
In the play, A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley by Israel Horovitz the main character Scrooge is a cold-hearted miser who despises Christmas and people. At the beginning, he shows very different and mean actions towards people and how he is always mad. For example when Scrooge leaves his office's people start to walk past him in a happy and merry mood. But in contrast to the people, Scrooge has a frown and looks unhappy for the Christmas time. Another example is that when his nephew is talking to him he is wanting him to leave so he keeps on repeating the words, “Good Afternoon!” until he leaves. The last example would be that when Cratchit is cold in the office, Scrooge starts yelling at him saying that he would fire him because he was showing he was cold. Scrooge also shows it in his own words by saying “...every idiot who goes about with “Merry Christmas” on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart.”(647).
Scrooge is a very mean person and he doesn't care for anyone, he will be an old miser and he could care less about anything in the world except himself.He does mean stuff all the time liked decline charity and he doesn't even wanna make the world a better place.He even declined his nephews invite to a Christmas party now that's mean and when he's asked to donate for charity he is too much of a greedy soul to do anything to help anyone and he says that they need to go to a workhouse or prison, He doesn't care about anyone and he ignores everyone and could care less about the world's problems. He thinks that that is ok and then he gets a visit from a ghost saying that three ghosts are gonna come get him and that he shouldn't have been that greedy and he is gonna get a visit from them. Scrooge is freaking out and it takes him a while and he eventually gets sent to bed. In my opinion, though he is acting like that because Marley died and he is emotionally depressed and he takes his pain out on others because he is very said that's just my opinion.
Scrooge is a very angry, rude, unfriendly character. Scrooge’s cruel actions to most others are unkind, especially when it’s about Christmas. The bitterness drive in Scrooge against Christmas is very strong. Scrooge also hates things such as love, happiness, generosity, and regards them as irrational until such time that a rightful trio of ghosts came to set him right. Charles Dickens paints him as an old businessman, with a ring of frosty white hair on his head, a pointed nose, red eyes, thin eyebrows, and a wiry chin. He’s so cold inside, it makes his lips blue, the tip of his nose strawberry red. The book describes him as hard and sharp as flint, self-contained, and solitary like an oyster. He is also described as
This first ghost is Jacob Marley, an old pal of Scrooge who has long passed away. Marley told him that if he does not change his ways, he will lead a horrible life in the future. Marley also tell Scrooge that three ghost will visit him telling him the same. This spirit being his friend does have an effect on him. True to his word, three other ghost visited him. The first ghost, the Ghost of Christmas Past, did not succeed in convincing him. However, the second ghost, the Ghost of Christmas Present, made him question what he could do to change his wrongs. It was not until the last ghost, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, convinced him to start considering to
Ebenezer Scrooge has gone through some really hard changes throughout the passage. The begging of the passage Scrooge was a really grumpy man who wasn't liked by many people from the town. On page 6 it quoted “ If they would rather die said Scrooge, they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population” this statement showed how Scrooge really didn't have a heart to care for others. Everyone in town was afraid of him because he was just really cold hearted that when someone would say Hi to him he would just walk by and ignore that person.
Which take him to The ghost of Christmas Past, The ghost of Christmas Present, and The ghost of Christmas Future. The ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge to his past. He takes him to his hometown. Scrooge is with the Ghost of Christmas past and sees these people pass by while singing.
The ghost of Christmas past visits him first and shows him parts of his life, and his transition from a hopeful boy to a greedy man. The next spirit is the Ghost of Christmas Present, he shows him Christmas joy, and then the Cratchit’s. They have a crippled young boy, tiny tim who the ghost of Christmas past informs scrooge will die unless the future is changed. After this he is visited by the ghost of Christmas yet to come, he shows scrooge people talking about someones death, yet no one is pained by it. Scrooge is told that tiny tim is dead, and he also learns that hisself is also
1.Option 2: Scrooge acts like he hates people, the thought of Christmas, and does want nothing to do with anything.Acts very rude.Act 1 Scrooge use quotes to his nephew corresponding like."You are poor you cannot even celebrate anything, Durning the time Tiny Tim dies by the reason of his illness that he had.Scrooge is brokenhearted and miserable.He never took his eyes off of tiny time.Marley warns him about the three ghosts that are going to visit him.The first one will visit him at 1 and so will the so will the second.Last ghosts will visit him at midnight.Ghost names are the past, present and future.Marley tells scrooge that "to warn you, that you have yet a chance and hope of escaping my fate. A chance of hoping my procuring.When the three
His business partner who's been dead for 7 years haunted his house and warned him about what was going to happen if he didn’t change his ways. Marley visits scrooge and said that scrooge would be haunted by ghosts. “Without their visits,'' said the Ghost, ``you cannot hope to shun the path I tread. Expect the first to-morrow, when the bell tolls One.'' ``Couldn't I take 'em all at once, and have it over, Jacob?'' hinted Scrooge.``Expect the second on the next night at the same hour. The third upon the next night when the last stroke of Twelve has ceased to vibrate. Look to see me no more; and look that, for your own sake, you remember what has passed between us.” After all the visits from the ghost, scrooge realizes he should treat people fairly. On christmas day he does what he supposed to do and it makes him feel good about himself. When he passes by this boy and tells him to buy a prize for a turkey to send to the Cratchits ,but he pays for the turkey and a cab fare for the by to carry his things. Scrooge even goes to his nephews dinner and spends time with his