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    cannot be satisfied simply with money nor possessions. As a result, Scrooge awards Bob Cratchit a raise, and grants him Christmas day off allowing him to spend one more Christmas with his son. This theme was relevant in this time frame because during the Victorian Era, farmers frequently relocated to the city in hopes of accumulating wealth. However, most were unsuccessful, leading to poverty, overpopulation, and significant status differences between employer and employee in the city, much like the Cratchit family’s case. In another case, Scrooge is taught the importance of keeping others close when shown his spirited youthful years through the spirit of Christmas past. When first introduced to Ebenezer Scrooge, he is a callous, selfish miser, whose heart has been corrupted with money. Just as when his lifetime partner and best friend, Marley died, the only thing he was concerned about was how much wealth Marley left for him. However, as the spirit Christmas past digs up a past…

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    Avarice In The Bible

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    Merriam-Webster defines avarice as “excessive or insatiable desire for wealth or gain” (Avarice, n.d.). While that definition is fairly straight forward, a few synonyms including greed, covetousness, and cupidity provide a vivid picture of why this word has rightfully earned its place among the seven capital vices. It is noteworthy to mention a few near antonyms of avarice, for instance, are charity, generosity, and selflessness. This presentation will first look at how avarice is defined in…

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    he Future is determined by one’s 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. While the all the ghosts are important in the development of…

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    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 themselves to show him how…

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    The theme we created for Death and the Miser is, greed comes with a price. The reason I chose this theme because, the miser keeps taking money and the more he take the more it will come back to haunt him . So the more money the miser takes the greater the temptation is to take more. Which is not good because if he take the money he goes to hell but,still has a chance to go to heaven. The two genes I chose was video games, and cartoon television show character. The reason I chose these two…

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    Aesop The Miser Analysis

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    n this draft, i will be talking about my claim on Aesop's fables and how it relates to life lessons today. I also give credits to Studysync that let me talk about Aesop's fables. This are fables that are old but in someway all of this still relates to today and give lessons that are sure you still do many times. My claim is going to be about use things before it's gone. Some fables that will be in the draft will be The Miser, The Ants and The Grasshopper, and the Hen and The Golden Eggs. This…

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    Kusai Abusafi French 109 Moliere’s Miser A well known comedian known mostly by his stage name: Molière (pronounced "mohl-yair"), whose real name was Jean Baptiste Poquelin, was one of the greatest masters of comedy in western literature; he put together 12 of the most long-lasting, powerful and full-length comedies of all time, some that rhyme, some in story, not to mention six more shorter slapstick, dramatic comedies. He used his knowledge for the modern French comedy and combined it with…

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    A Life of Misery into Misery as Literature: Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe is said to be one of the greatest writers of our time as he is considered by others as the "father of horror and mystery" (Hutchisson). His poems and stories chill the blood of many from this day on. His works have been honored and studied since his death for over a hundred years. He can be referred as a true American genius of our time. However, Edgar Allan Poe differs from your typical writer since he wrote to support…

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    The Whistle Symbolism

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    about a whistle he purchased when he was younger, he uses this as a symbol for all luxuries in life. Using symbolism, the author brings out the central theme of staying on a middle path when it comes to luxuries. One example is, “If I knew a miser, who gave up every kind of comfortable living, all the pleasure of doing good to others, all the esteem of his fellow-citizens, and the joys of benevolent friendship, for the sake of accumulating wealth, “Poor man”, said I, “you pay too much for your…

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    The Anybodies Summary

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    The book I chose to read for the third quarter is called “The Anybodies”. This book was written by Julianna Baggott (N. E. Bode). I was excited to read this book because the cover looked very interesting and it seemed like a book I would be interested to read. This book is about a girl named Fern who was switched with another baby at birth and she lived with a very boring family, the Drudgers, her whole life. Eleven years later, Fern’s biological father comes to their front door and the families…

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