A Christmas Carol

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“There are many things money can’t buy you such as: manners, morals, respect, character, common sense, trust, patience, class, integrity, and love. ” Both the film and the play of the story, A Christmas Carol, are very great pieces of work. It’s about a stingy man who doesn’t understand the meaning of love, family, and the holidays. These two versions of the stories are very analogous with all the characters, plot and setting, yet, still has some very distinct diversities. On Christmas Eve, in the drama A Christmas Carol, a nasty, old man named Ebenezer Scrooge comes into play. This particular character comes off as a stubborn, unkind man. He yells at everyone, threatened poor Mr. Cratchit of his job, and refuses to accept the happiness that …show more content…
It’s the same old story. Three spirits come and visit Scrooge, each one from his past, present, and future. All three show Scrooge what his life looked like from someone else’s point of view. The future spirit shows him his grave and realizes no cares for his death (Video, 1984). Scrooge starts begging for another chance to make things better for everyone and himself. He wakes up on Christmas morning, jumping merrily around his room. Scrooge starts making good deeds around the town and reconnecting with old acquaintances (Video, 1984). He really does start making things better for himself and others.
Throughout the whole story and play, everyone noticed a few different diversities between the two. Scrooge is able to show his true colors in the film better than the drama. His interpretation of hate is finally shown in real life. Scrooge’s conversation with his first love was also a major factor in the drama ( Dickens 15-20). The film also showed a very amazing and loving family dinner at Cratchit’s house (Video, 1984). These are some of the distinct variations between the film and the drama in A Christmas Carol.
Through these two different stories, everyone could tell it was still portrayed the same way in both the film and the drama yet had some differences. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens sent a huge moral to everyone. Loneliness is something you’ll have to deal with if you’re selfish and parsimonious like Ebenezer Scrooge. The message being that if

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