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    Ebenezer Scrooge is a lonely character at the beginning of the novel. Dickens use of language reflects this when outlining his relationship with his former clerk. Scrooge was his “sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend, and sole mourner”. The repetition of the word “sole” adds emphasis on the solitary nature of the lives led by Marley, and now by Scrooge. Dickens sums him up as a “wrenching, grasping, … covetous, old sinner”. The collection

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    line from Ebenezer Scrooge “ ...If I could work my will, every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly through his heart.” Raged Ebenezer Scrooge, from the story “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. Ebenezer Scrooge was a selfish, non-charitable character but, miraculously changes from his rude self to more of a kind character at the end of the play from the visit of the three spirits. Ebenezer Scrooge is selfish

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    Charles Dickens presents the character of Ebenezer Scrooge as being central to the moral message of A Christmas Carol. In the text ‘A Christmas Carol’, the author Charles Dickens presents the character of Ebenezer Scrooge as central to the moral message in a number of different ways. To identify this, a number of different aspects within the text shall be looked at. These include the morals of the story and the affects of this. The way Ebenezer Scrooge is portrayed as well as what the character

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    Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol

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    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

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    Ebenezer Scrooge had been a rude, greedy, and angry person, but when he was visited by three spirits of Christmas that changed. He was visited by the Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Along his journey it became clear that anyone and everyone can make a change for the better. First, Scrooge had been a not only a rude boss, but a rude person. Scrooge was taken to the past, to the time where he was an apprentice for a man named Fezziwig. Scrooge was reminded of how Fezziwig was such a

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    Ebenezer Scrooge Character Changes

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    of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge goes through many character changes. He does not remove his business sign after his partner, Jacob Marley, dies. He does not care much for Christmas time and sees it as a time to make more money. He is thoughtless towards other people’s lives and feelings and believes that money is to be made or saved, and not spent. 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

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    A Christmas Carol, a tale that revolves around a man’s fate in the past, the present, and the future. Its story speaks of a man, a man called Ebenezer Scrooge, and the changes in which he goes through. ‘’Oh! But he was tight-fisted man at the grindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, covetous old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster. The cold within him froze his

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    A Christmas Carol World Lit Honors Emily Pick Often, readers don’t hear their protagonist shouting phrases such as “Bah!” and “Humbug!”, yet Ebenezer Scrooge is known as the prime character in the novel A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens. Right off the bat, the reader can notice Scrooge is known for being bitter, self absorbed, selfish, and cruel. Over the course of the book, the reader will reevaluate the main character and notice he becomes warmer, joyous, and pleasant

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    Metamorphosis of Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge learned a great deal about himself during the visitations of the three ghosts in A Christmas Carol. He learned things that not only changed his life, but also the lives of others such as Tiny Tim and his family. At first these changes came gradually, probably because they where not really "fuelled" by fear of what might be, but instead by remorse for things he had already done. Not until the second and third spirits visit Scrooge can a

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    happens in A Christmas Carol after Ebenezer Scrooge is taken on a remarkable journey through time. Although A Christmas Carol was written in the 17th century, its messages and themes stay alive today. Scrooge started changing his personality and life-style throughout the novella. In A Christmas Carol Scrooge changed from being a money-pinching grouch to a kind-hearted man, he redeemed himself through freewill and life changing memories. After Marley visited Scrooge, The Ghost of Christmas Past soared

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