It is simply his fault for choosing to live alone and be miserable. The first thing that states Scrooge is a miser is when his nephew comes over to invite him over on Christmas Day. He refuses saying “I’d rather see myself dead than see me with your family,” (669). Then, men asking for donations for the poor come. Scrooge denies and asks if the prisons and workhouses are full, and refuses to give anything.
and stopped by the counting house to invite Scrooge to Christmas dinner. Scrooge replies with a "Bah! Humbug!" and refuses Fred's offer, clearly despising his Christmas cheer. After Fred leaves, a pair of charity workers (labelled as “Portly Gentlemen” in the text”) enters the counting house to ask Scrooge for a donation for the poor.
Scrooge is completely heartbroken and ashamed when he finds out that the Cratchit’s Christmas Eve dinner will have an empty seat. When Tiny Tim passes away in the time to come, the Cratchit family and Scrooge, are mournful of the loss. The Cratchit’s, as well as Scrooge himself, are depressed and pitiful. Scrooge has everything compared to the Cratchit family, but desires one thing, Tiny Tim’s pure joy. As he looked in on the Cratchits Christmas Eve dinner, Scrooge didn’t take his eyes off of the boy.
So Tim sticks it out and still is full of Christmas sprit. As the Cratchit family sit down to Christmas dinner, which is very poor, they say a prayer, but the prayer is stopped when Bob starts to pray for his boss Scrooge. He hears how much he is hated, and asks to return to his home. He comes home to wait for the last sprit. And at 3 o'clock, the final sprit comes, the sprit of Christmas to come.
Because Charles’s dad had trouble feeding his large family, he was forced to be locked up. As a young adult, Dickens was headed towards his successful career by helping with the London Newspaper (Dickens 994). All of his novels were written for his audience’s happiness and to please them (995). Dickens passed away in 1870 (994). As A Christmas Carol starts, Scrooge is the cruel old man who is too cheap to do anything has needed to be done or care about anyone in need around him.
Finally, the ghost of Christmas future, tells him that if he carry on being like a stupid scrooge he will soon die as a horrible death and no one will remember of his good memories. This book has a message for all Christmas to celebrate and share the happiness. No one should consider the fact they are rich so therefore the poor shouldn’t celebrate the Christmas as they do. A man with a power should give something to a poor person so they can have the best Christmas. Some people were nice and gave what they could to poor unlike Scrooge who was a greedy rich man.
Scrooge was afraid that would die and became a miserable ghost like his friend, Marley, and was sad to see Tinny Tim dead. So, Scrooge decided to change, in the end of the novella Scrooge turned out to become a person who enjoyed Christmas as he was before. In conclusion, every ghost has affected Scrooge in different ways to change his behavior even though the Ghost of Christmas Future is the most influence one on him. But if he wasn’t reminded about his past by the Ghost of Christmas Past and wasn’t invited to see the present that he didn’t knew by the Ghost of Christmas Present, he may not had
Dickens shows this by introducing his nephew who invites Scrooge to Christmas dinner which Scrooge bitterly rejects. Scrooge states his hatred of Christmas by saying people “should be boiled in their own Christmas pudding.” Dickens makes us see Christmas in the way Scrooge sees it. Dickens says Scrooge is as “solitary as an oyster” to imply that Scrooge lives by himself in his own small world he is also implying that Scrooge is cold and slimy Dickens also says that he constricts himself inside his own world or “shell” and hides from everyone. Dickens introduces two portly gentlemen into the fray who asks Scrooge to donate to the poor and prevent them from being moved to a workhouse, which is incredibly cramped and dirty. The gentlemen knowing of Scrooge’s wealth asks him to donate a amount of money “What shall I put you down for?” Dickens shows Scrooge is incredibly selfish when Scrooge replies that he can’t afford to make “idle people merry” and says that those who a... ... middle of paper ... ...rt of the story Scrooge is a miserable man who hates nearly everything and everyone, he treats people like they’re nothing to him and he is everyone’s superior, emphasising how the rich would’ve acted to poor people back in the Dickensian era.
Scrooge was disliked by many in his local society "he frightened everyone away from him when he was alive"; he didn't like to be very sociable so he didn't have many if a friend. His best friend and old business partner Jacob Marley died and he comes back as a ghost to tell him to be nicer to people "I am here to-night to warn you, that you have yet a chance and hope of escaping my fate. A chance and hope of my procuring, Ebenezer", there are to more people who he interacts with and they are his nephew "A merry Christmas to you uncle" and his clerk ". Scrooge's attitude to homeless/poor people was the typical stereotype for the poor. Scrooge thought he was liked but when he gets shown how people act around him he is shocked and upset e.
They had many discussions about Christmas. It always ended with Scrooge getting very mad and using the word humbug in every other sentence. His nephew however always left in the same happy mood without saying one heated word to Scrooge. During his life, Scrooge got a visit from 4 ghosts. The first one was his deceased friend Jacob Marley.