A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens

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A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens

In this essay I intend to write about Ebenezer Scrooge who is the key

character of the astonishing novel written by Charles Dickens one of

greatest English novelist of he Victorian period. He wrote and

published ‘a Christmas carol’ in 1843. Charles Dickens’s also well

know stories such as ‘Oliver twist’.

Dickens was born on the 2nd February 1812 in London port Hampshire. He

moved from his birth place to Chatham where he received little

education, he was however withdrawn from school at the age of 15 and

work manually in a factory, then worked as a clerk in a solicitors



A Christmas carol, set in Victorian England, Dickens paints a picture

of a man who has been ruined by life's cruel twists and turns; an

unfortunate childhood begetting an even more wretched adulthood. His

only happiness is in his vast fortune, which he has accumulated by

alienating every other person in London, or so it seems. His deceased

business partner, Jacob Marley, appears to him in a dream and warns

him that three spirits will visit him Christmas Eve. In a trio of

visitations, Scrooge is allowed to see his past, present and future;

finally bringing him to the realization of what he is; a miserable,

unhappy man whose only wish is to make the rest of the world as sad as


In this essay I intend to write about Scrooge Ebenezer and how he

changes during this astounding novel by Charles Dickens.

In A Christmas Carol it illustrate how Charles Dickens represent

Scrooge. Ebenezer Scrooge is the main character in this outstanding

novel which written by Charles Dickens.

Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens. The story is about how

scrooge is visited by th...

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...hed household, and awe at the people he sees that are happy even

though they are poor. He begins to pity himself a little more because

he sees how happy others are. He is beginning to repent, especially

when he asks if Tim will live. When he is shown Ignorance and Want,

he begins to realize how harsh he has been and is already beginning to

change his thinking. He shows sympathy for the spirit as it dies and

the children as they are, well ignorant and starving. However when

the third ghost appears he makes his final transformation when he sees

that Tim has died due to his neglect, and there is no one there when

he dies except for those who steal from him. In Stave 5 he actually

makes due on his transformation be repenting and redeems himself by

his actions- he is a better uncle and a better master and a symbol of

charity and good for the rest of his life.
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