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    A Christmas Carol “Ignorance and want are man’s children and for the time being ignorance has doom of you, written upon his brow.”(Dickens 26) Ignorance consumes a man and all he is worth. Sure, he has money, but what else may a rich, greedy man like that say of himself. May he say he is loved, may he say he is popular among his peers. No. This man may come out on top, but he has no respect for what the simple pleasures of family bring and, as far as I’m concerned this man, Scrooge, lives a lugubrious life. What is the cause of this? One word ,that everyone needs to run from, ignorance. This paper will show you how A Christmas Carol’s play and movie portrayals of Past, Present, and Future can be conveyed in similar and different manners, in addition you’ll see a change of attitude occur. In A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (play) Marley, Scrooge’s…

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    most famous writer in the 19th century. One of his most famous writings is “A Christmas Carol”, this was about a mysterious old man named Ebenezer Scrooge. Over the years his writing got more and more popular. It got turned into novels, stories, graphics, and movies. “A Christmas Carol” and “Christmas Carol 2009” is different and alike in many ways. One way they are different by “A Christmas Carol” is a passage that he wrote, and it is the original thing, “Christmas Carol 2009” is a movie that…

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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…

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    A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol is a wonderful play. It was worth doing, because it had amazing characters that made the play real. A Christmas Carol play was directed by Henry Wishcamper. The directed had worked hard to make this play so perfect and interesting to watch. I understood everything that director wanted to say. This play is old, but every new director wants to make it classical, and also add something unique to it. This director didn’t change the play, but he made it so…

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    There was novella: to begin with. A novel called A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens. This work is innovative, ingenious, and just plain brilliant. A Christmas Carol is set in the Victorian era, with three evident themes; childhood innocence, Scrooge’s transformation, and social justice. The Victorian era lasted from 1837 until 1901. In this time, children were viewed as angels close to Heaven, which was an extremely important belief of people in the Victorian era. During this time,…

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    “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas” (Calvin Coolidge). To some people, Christmas Spirit means to be jolly, giving, and praising, but to the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge, in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Christmas Spirit is split into three forms: Past, Present, and Future. These spirits come to show Scrooge what his life was like, is like, and will be like without…

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    Charles Dickens once said, “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” Dickens was a very influential and outstanding writer and this quote perfectly describes the moral of A Christmas Carol. In the novella, a man named Ebenezer Scrooge goes through a huge transformation from having no feelings or remorse for anything or anyone to a merry and kind man spreading joy. The story is set in the 1800’s while Queen Victoria was having her reign the…

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    Charles Dickens Historic A Christmas Carol While reading A Christmas Carol, one can realize that Charles Dickens included the themes of greed and poverty because of the status of England and how it affected his early life. (Bio). The Christmas Carol showed greed and want attached to the protagonist Scrooge during his visits with the Ghosts of Christmas. To put it in another lighting, Charles Dickens used inanimate objects to connect Scrooge to his actions. Completing this process and giving…

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    to “A Christmas Carol” the play and to “A Christmas” the movie. How many similarities and differences are there in the play and in the movie, well you are just going to have to read to find out. “A Christmas Carol” is about an old grumpy man who is seen the joy that christmas brings to all. The play version starts out where Marley (A friend of Ebenezer Scrooge) is telling us about him and Scrooge. Then we see Scrooge and other men in his office. When Scrooge goes home and wakes up at one…

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    A Christmas Carol Literature-Media Comparison In Mrs. Tortomasi’s class we read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Then we watched one of the many movie adaptations of the book. Unfortunately, I was not able to see the whole movie. However, while watching the movie I saw many similarities and differences. Also, producer's choice elements were used throughout the movie to add to the story and make it more interesting to watch. There are many similarities between the book and the movie…

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