The Muppet Christmas Carol

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    Traces of religious messages can be found just about everywhere in life. Sometimes it requires a finely tuned ear to fully grasp or understand them; however, this is not the case with The Muppet Christmas Carol. There are explicit references and plot lines that directly relate to biblical themes. Two very prominent themes in this movie that can be found in all four New Testament Gospels are: help those in need when possible (stewardship), and forgiveness. Stewardship is seen when Scrooge is urged not only to donate money to those in need, but even in the scene when Kermit asks him for a just extra shovel of coal on the fire to offset the coldness in the shop. Forgiveness is prominent throughout the latter half of the movie, where Scrooge says…

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    The movie, A Muppets Christmas Carol is based on Charles Dickens Christmas Carol novel. The theme of the story is how you're supposed to be nice don't be mean or greedy and just be in the moment. Your life experiences make you who you, but change is possible. Ebenezer Scrooge is a good example. Ebenezer Scrooge was a very mean and greedy person, but when he sees the ghost of Christmas past he sees his old self and he sees that he used to be really happy with his life. But then he got a…

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    A Christmas Carol Have you ever heard of a book called “A Christmas Carol”? Well if you haven’t keep reading and if you have still keep reading you might learn something. A Christmas Carol was originally a book written by Charles Dickens in 1843. In the book he is visited by his former Business partner (after his business partner died) because he is being warned that three ghosts are going to come, one showing the past, one the Present, and one the future. The book has had many Movies,…

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    Most people would think that “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens is about Christmas when it was originally written to prevent child labor. The novella tells the story of a wealthy and greedy man named Ebenezer Scrooge. He is not the nicest gentleman and he is mean to his poor servant whose name is Bob Cratchit. This book teaches us that money does not always make us happy. This message can still apply to us today. around the time that ACC was written, children did a lot of work in the mines…

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    The 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. All the ghosts are important in the development of Scrooge, but…

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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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    revealed to be Scrooge himself, as “a savage animal...that growled and grunted...and lived in London” (61). Scrooge’s nephew ridiculed him and the group laughed at his expense; but Fred follows the laughter with a toast to his uncle’s health. This gesture of commendation for someone so unpleasant helped Scrooge realize how forgiving people can be, and to many people, he owes genuine repentance. In the presence of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, Scrooge pledges that he sincerely hopes to…

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    Charles Dickens has a large, varying assortment of many classic tales that bring wonderful memories to everyone 's minds. Dickens has crafted many amazing stories in his career as an author. One of his most famous stories was A Christmas Carol. This novel can relate to so many different ideological aspects towards Christmas. Dickens is a very influential author who talked a lot about the Christian ideologies through his works of literature. This novel brings to light many Christian beliefs,…

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    A Christmas Carol tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge a man who, despite the cheerful spirit of Christmas, turns to solitary and secrecy throughout this period. The selfish attitude Scrooge portrays correlates to the manifestation of four spirits that present themselves as a warning of what shall occur if he continues on the path of self-interest. Self-interest lives within all of us, it gives us the inclination to put ourselves in front of others. However the spirit of Christmas lives to curtail…

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