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    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…

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    to them, seeing them as “another race of creatures bound on other journeys”. Dickens challenged this outlook, and was disgusted by it, so he wrote the novella A Christmas Carol with the intent to change people’s views of the poor and society’s responsibility to them. Scrooge, who represents the richer class, is introduced as the personification of winter, after which Dickens uses Fezziwig who is the antithesis of Scrooge as an employer; Bob Cratchit and his family; and Ignorance and Want, in an…

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    Scrooge, a heartless man who only cares about his money and his wealthy, Scrooge doesn’t let go of his wealthy any second, even on Christmas. The day before Christmas, everywhere was peaceful, and happy, but only in the store which Scrooge owned, there only darkness and coldness. Fred, Scrooge’s nephew came in the store and wished his uncle a Merry Christmas, but all Scrooge said was, “a time finding yourself a year older and not an hour richer.” And made Fred went out. That night, after…

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    "Bob 's inablity to afford medical trestment for Tiny Tim."(Davis 1). Scrooge is shown this to try and change him into seeing that he needs to treat people better. He has to see that the way he acts has not only hurt his future but others as well. "I will live in the Past, Present, and the Future !" ( Dickens 199). Scrooge starts to see the error of his ways and to change how he has acted. He is taught that he needs to show love and care to others and to be easier on people and to be kinder to…

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    “If they would rather die,’ said scrooge, ‘they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population,”(Dickens 6). This quote comes from a book written by, Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol where charity beggars were asking scrooge if he would like to give money to charity and scrooge responded with the quote. Scrooge who is the main character works at a counting house and he is an older man. Scrooge has a clerk named Bob Cratchit who is a poor family man. Scrooge gets visited by three…

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    The spirit shows him Bob Cratchit's once more, showing that Tiny Tim, Bob's most crippled son, has died. The spirit also showed him his own grave. Scrooge was scared, so he figured he had to change his ways. The next morning Scrooge wakes up, and it is Christmas morning. He walks around, greeting people, saying "Merry Christmas!" And even, "Good morning!" He finally realized, that life isn't all about how rich you are or what you have. It is whether or not youare happy and have friends. He…

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    who has a cold heart and replies “Humbug!” to all of the Christmas activities. He declines his nephew’s Christmas dinner invitation and irrationally fires his hard working employee Bob Cratchit. That night Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns him of three more ghosts that will be visiting him at one, two, and three a.m. The first ghost that visits Scrooge is the Ghost of…

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    Dickens makes a positive aura around the Christmas feeling as of Stave 1, he makes the Stave full of energy as when Scrooge wakes up he is suddenly buzzing with energy and is as “light as a feather” and runs to the window where a young boy is shocked to know that Scrooge doesn’t know what day it is. Scrooge pays the boy to get the poultries and to buy the prize turkey which he delivers to Bob Cratchits as anonymous. The Stave is significant to the story as it shows that if someone as miserly as…

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    In the book A Christmas Carol, the characters of the story symbolize the many realisms of the British Industrial Revolution henceforth making the story an allegory. For example, Bob Cratchit, Ebenezer Scrooge’s clerk, incarnates the poor. He was a hardworking man being the epitome of the hardworking and uncomplaining working class. Tiny Tim, Bob’s son, symbolized hope. However, Ebenezer Scrooge is the quintessence of all things evil of the Industrial Revolution as he embodied the “ignorance…

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    In the Present, Scrooge listens as Mrs. Cratchit abruptly denounces him after her husband denominated him Founder of the Feast. She indicates that Scrooge is, “an odius, stingy, hard, unfeeling man” (53). Later in the Present, the spirit warns Scrooge to beware of Ignorance and Want, vices symbolized by a boy and girl, whose appearances were wretched and extremely depressing. When Scrooge eagerly alluded the poor children should have shelter and protection, the spirit simply replied, “Are…

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