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Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol

analytical Essay
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It’s December of 1801 and the whole town is decorating, dancing, singing, and laughing as they get ready for a near holiday: Christmas. All but one pessimistic, obdurate cripple of a man. His name is Ebenezer Scrooge, an undermined old male swathed in dark clothing. He is typically found strolling the streets on Victorian London with poor posture, eyes locked on the cracked sidewalk beneath the soles of his shoes. Slumping along, carolers cease to sing near him and nobody speaks when in his presence. Scrooge is a prejudging business man who hurries to be left alone and disregards cheer. He is obdurate and blind to the consequences of his actions. Sudden wealth brings a snobbiness when his business partner dies, and as a result, his one true love divorces him, sending him into a state of hatred and regret. With this evidence to back it up, Scrooge can be perceived as a negative, crippling man with little tolerance to change. However, things are bound to change with the visitation of the wraiths: the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come, an inevitable change that be...

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how ebenezer scrooge is a pessimistic, obdurate cripple, who hurries to be left alone, disregards cheer, and is blind to the consequences of his actions. things change with the visitation of the wraiths.
  • Narrates how ebenezer scrooge learned a lot from each spirit. the spirit of christmas past showed him his past and the hard times in the life of his employee, bob cratchit.
  • Analyzes how ebenezer scrooge's change in ways is an example of the meaning of life and how you can affect both your moral and those around you.
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