A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol Stave 1: Scrooge’s character is established early in stave 1. Dickens shows his popularity by showing us his relationships with people in his surroundings. We can tell scrooge is unpopular as the narrator portrays him as a “Tight fisted hand at the grindstone.” Scrooges name give us a similarity between the word scrounge what is to be tight with money and every opportunity to make money, this automatically helps us launch an understanding that he is tight with his money, what is necessary to associate him as nasty old man. When the narrator is describing Scrooge he uses words that help us negotiate an opinion that Scrooge is an aggressive and is detested by person. It helps us find out that scrooge is a bitter, mean, twisted, moody and selfish old man. The narrator Charles Dickens builds the foundation of our understanding of our knowledge that he is despised by referring to him as “a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner” that helps us portray that scrooge is tight with his money. Dickens also tells us that he is “External heart and cold had little influence on scrooge” and also that scrooge says “no warmth, and no wintry winter cold chill scrooge.” In general scrooge is described to have poor relations with other people and literally he is a loner, but this is what he wants. Scrooge is known by people as a bitter old man, as when he walks down the street people avoid his wicked ways. In a way it as if scrooge wants to stay alone and he may enjoy being despised by others. Dickens goes on to mention how he was avoided on the street, “No beggars implored him to bestow a trifle” and that no one would dare give a greeting as they would only be ignor... ... middle of paper ... ...d people are beginning to accept scrooge. Extension: The narratorial voice and Christian morality enrich the reading experience of “A Christmas Carol” by making the play more enthusiastic. On the first page of “A Christmas Carol” dickens narratorial voice comes across when he describes Marley as “dead as a door nail.” The Christian morality in this story helps us navigate a decision that Dickens is a very true Christian. The moral of this story is hidden in the depth of the story, the moral is to be kind hearted and to be generous. These shows to be weary of what can happen if you are not generous and that, you will be punished and will feel guilty if you persist on being the same. In the form of scrooge it shows us that you can be happy and the richest man in the world for helping people, maybe not in the form of money but in the form of happiness.

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