Character Analysis Of Scrooge

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Ebenezer Scrooge A Christmas carol is a loved fictional book written by Charles Dickens, published on December 19 1843, written in the Victorian era. Dickens wrote the book partly to show the tough times for children in that era. A Christmas carol has also been very popular with movie adaptations. The book revolves around a character named Ebenezer Scrooge. Ebenezer gets a visit by three ghosts in one night: the ghost of Christmas past (who shows scrooge his past childhood and adulthood), the ghost of Christmas present (who shows scrooge what 's going on with people around him) and the ghost of Christmas yet to come (who shows Scrooge what could happen to his future if he does not change his ways). Scrooge the main character of the novel, has many personality changes throughout…show more content…
He attends different times in his life with the spirits in one night. Throughout Ebenezer Scrooge’s momentous night, he frequently felt pain: the pain of having been a lonely boy, the pain of his broken engagement, the pain of suffering poor people and children, the pain of his own wasted life. He was scared that if he did not change he will be the alone and an unmissed old man he had seen in the future. This forces Scrooge to face his greediness and selfishness, which causes him to change and propelled him along a life-changing path, becoming more sensitive to those he had affected. Scrooge begins to remember how people made him feel with their coldness when he was a boy. He then notices how others suffer when they are alone or in poor economic conditions. An example of Scrooge 's change is when the Ghost of Christmas Present takes Scrooge to his poorly treated employee, Bob Cratchit 's home and Scrooge sees Bob 's sick son, Tiny Tim. He says, "Spirit, tell me if Tiny Tim will live." This showed how Scrooge was now thinking of someone other than himself. He is sad for the child and wants to help
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