"Why, for fifty-three years I've put up with it now!" This line shows that for the last fifty-three years, he has been powerless against the ‘Whos’ and their celebration of Christmas. The Grinch’s hatred towards the townspeople causes him to believe that he is able to take away the town’s happiness by stealing the children’s toys. In the quote, “Then he slithered and slunk, with a smile most unpleasant, Around the whole room, and he took every present”, the reader is able to see the satisfaction the Grinch receives from stealing the gift’s from homes. This proves how important materialistic objects are to the Grinch.
And now I would describe each of the characters of A Christmas Carol movie… Ebenezer Scrooge was a man that did not care about others. One day two portly men came into his office and asked him if he could donate some money for poor people… well he did not accept and he said that most of that poor people should die or go to prison and work in some workhouses. He in the movie was a very, very bad man and three ghosts of Christmas showed him to be nice with people, friends, family etc… Finally he changed and have a lot of fun with his family that they invited him for a dinner, with poor people and with his nephew Bob Cratchit.
Although Scrooge was wealthy, and pity Tinny Tim, he still couldn’t take money to exchange the little boy’s life back. Last but not least, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come tried to change the old selfish man by threatened him. He was taken to a graveyard, he saw a grave with his name and date of dead was on 25th December, Christmas Day. Scrooge was told that this would be his grave and he would die because of his character, he was really
The Ghost of Christmas Past shows Scrooge the kindness of his former employer Fezziwig. Scrooge realizes how he has been a terrible employer to his own clerk Bob Cratchit. Scrooge denied Cratchit even simple pleasures and showed him no kindness or generosity. Scrooge is later visited by the Ghost of Christmas Present and is shown the effect of his greed on the Cratchits. Scrooge learns that Bob Cratchit has an ill child called Tiny Tim.
Scrooges transformed from an unpleasant and penny-pinching character to a charitable kind man. The following essay focuses and examines the life of Ebenezer Scrooge, delving into his past, present and supposed future. In the opening of the novel, Scrooge is depicted as a miser who would not even give enough coal to his clerk despite the harsh weather to keep the office warm. His greed is his downfall, because he is so consumed with his money that he neglects people around him. He spends his day counting profits wishing that the whole world would leave him alone.
Ebenezer Scrooge This essay is looking at the character, Ebenezer Scrooge throughout the play. It looks at the person he is and the person he becomes. It also looks at the language Dickens uses to portray Mr Scrooge. Dickens portrays Scrooge as a ' tight fisted, penny pincher' with alliterations and metaphors such as, 'wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner' emphasising his meanness. He seems a mean old man with no time for the festivities of Christmas, nor any other special day at that!
A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens Scrooge is represented from the beginning as a miserable old man being described as a "squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner!" I think this a perfect description of him in one sentence. People know Scrooge well and avoid him, this suites Scrooge because he does not like other people and not a big fan of being sociable. The name 'Scrooge' was created by Dickens and is now well known in the dictionary as someone that is mean, this is basically what Scrooge is in the novel, a symbol of meanness. It is described that the people know Scrooge well and avoid him as much as possible.
He only signs Marley’s funeral papers because he believes that by doing so; he can manipulate a business transaction. Scrooge never cared about Marley, or how other people, such as Fred and Mr.Cratchit, are impacted by his decisions. In A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge’s personality goes from being ungrateful for everything to being a kind-hearted and caring person about other people and their lives because he is visited by three spirits. In the beginning, Scrooge was a careless, grumpy, and selfish person. He says that Christmas is a waste of time and even tries to get Bob Cratchit to work on Christmas.
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.
The ghost of Christmas past takes him and shows him his previous years of Christmas, and his beautiful wife leaving him because of his lust for money. He was too attached to money and that decreased his ability to love her or anyone else for that matter; by they end, he was full of regret and sadness. The ghost of Christmas present takes him to show him how that current year of Christmas will happen. Around the end, it shows him starved children, to remind him of his selfishness when he refused to donate money to