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    yet the face had no a wrinkle in it, and the tenderest bloom was on the skin. […] But the strangest thing about it was, that from the crown of its head there sprung a bright clear jet of light, by which all this was visible” (Dickens, 55). The Ghost of the Christmas Past shows Scrooge his past days that have made him to be the man he is today. Shown from the past, Scrooge is “rejoiced beyond all bounds to see them” but later he ends up alone as the others parted to spend Christmas with their families. The first ghost shows him how much happier Scrooge used to be, and how important it is to be kind to others as it impacts them more than he realizes. Scrooge is reminded of his past self: a happy, young man filled with hopes and dreams. Next,…

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    A Christmas Carol Summary

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    The play, ‘A Christmas Carol’, was performed at South Bend’s Civic theatre on Wednesday December 09. The play was directed by Kevin Dreyer, David Chudzynski, and was based off of the novel written by Charles Dickens. The main theme was about an older man, Ebenezer Scrooge; and his interactions from his past, present, and future ghosts. The encounters with these ghosts led him to transform into a kinder and admirable gentleman. South Bend Civic Theatre’s replication of ‘Christmas Carol’ was…

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    People would say that Christmastime is the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the time of the year where people are generally a lot more altruistic with one another. However, a person who truly shows the spirit of Christmas is if they are truly altruistic, in which a person makes sure they improving the welfare of others without the pretense of fame or glory attach to it. In the article “The Two Moralities of Ebenezer Scrooge,” Dwight R. Lee discusses the two morality A Christmas Carol…

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    are the opposite of you, selfish. But some people can change this, as shown in this fictional story, a Christmas Carol, where the main character, Ebenezer goes through his past present and future in order to realize the mistakes he has made and how he can fix them. I believe the characteristic for A Christmas Carol’s Ebenezer is selfishness, as it shows throughout the story, from revisiting his past, reviewing the present, and witnessing an alternative future, but as the story progresses, he…

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    play, but it is the symbol that is constantly referenced throughout the text, and it has an overwhelming amount of sentimental value to the aristocratic family. The estate has been with the family for decades. All the family has ever known is a life of wealth and comfortability. They have grown up watching the cherry trees blossom. Throughout the years the younger ones remember watching their older relatives use the cherries to create and sell preserves. The cherry orchard is a primary source of…

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    A Christmas Carol is a short novel by Charles Dickens, published for the first time in 1843 that takes place in the Victorian London. The main characters are Scrooge, Jacob Marley, The Ghost of Christmas Past, The Ghost of Christmas Present, and The Ghost of Christmas Future. But other characters can also be found such as Fred, Scrooge’s nephew; Fezziwig, who was Scrooge’s mentor; Belle, a woman who Scrooge loved; Bob Cratchit; Scrooge’s clerk, and others. The story begins by stating Marley’s…

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    Ghost In A Christmas Carol

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    The most important character among three Christmas ghosts in A Christmas Carol Christmas Carol was an influent novel which was written by Charles Dickens throughout one and half century about a life of Ebenezer Scrooge as a negative, penny-pinching and distasteful man in London. No one had ever wished to work as an employee in his office after his best business partner Jacob Marley died except Bob Cratchit. Nothing in the world would scare Scrooge if it wasn’t about the gold…

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    action in the present, So when given a chance to look at the future, people will want to come back to the present, and change their actions for a better future. In the novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge, the main character, is a wicked and grumpy man to start with. As four ghost visits him, with the ghost of future as the most influential, Scrooge becomes a caring, joyful man. All the ghosts are important in the development of Scrooge, but none more important than The Ghost…

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    Introduction Set in the 1840s on Christmas Eve, A Christmas Carol chronicles the personal transformation of the protagonist, Ebenezer Scrooge after going through both love and festivity alongside grief and fear. The ‘Ghost of Christmas Past’ reminded Scrooge of a sense of festivity by revisiting his old headmaster Fezziwig; The ghost of Christmas Yet to come transformed Scrooge by exposing him to scenes where he sees his fiancée Belle and his own grave; The change of attitude is also evident in…

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    A Ghostly Turn of Events A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, is a beloved tale that people of all ages have loved for its emotional and moral appeal. It is a story focusing on the life of Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy and cold-hearted money-lender, who is visited by four ghostly apparitions who convince him together to change his merciless ways. At the beginning of this tale, Scrooge does not recognize the effects of his greed, so the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future take it upon…

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