A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens Essay

1406 Words Mar 8th, 2016 6 Pages
Abby Gregory Mrs. McKibbin 01-17-16
7th Hour
A Redemption Carol
In the book A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens describes a man named Ebenezer Scrooge as a cold hearted, selfish, money-pinching man. Ebenezer Scrooge is a scrooge. A scrooge is a person who is stingy with money, they would rather do anything than part with a buck and they are really stubborn people, which is the perfect word to describe Scrooge. Well it was the perfect word, until Ebenezer Scrooge redeemed himself. Even Scrooge changed, that means that if the meanest and stingiest person can change, anyone can. You have to be willing to make an effort to change, because if you make an effort than you probably won 't succeed. Like for instance Scrooge was willing, because he wanted to protect Tiny Tim and himself, so he made a huge effort to change by trying to gain redemption. Scrooge works at his counting house with another man named Bob Cratchit. Scrooge and Bob Cratchit are complete opposites, Scrooge is uptight, grumpy and selfish, while Bob is joyful, happy and giving. Bob Cratchit is Ebenezer 's clerk and he probably wouldn 't be working for that cheap man, but he has to so he can earn enough money for his family and his little son, Tiny Tim. Later that night, Scrooge returns to his cold, and dark apartment where he receives a chilling and astonishing visit from the ghost of his old partner, Jacob Marley! He warns Scrooge that he will get a visit from three more ghosts in the next three nights! Scrooge…

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