We also see that Scrooge loses the love of his life because of his obsession with money. Therefore, generosity and goodwill, the author believes, is necessary for an untainted human spirit and, resultantly, necessary for the redemption of the human spirit too. However, there is one true account of the story of Christmas that we should always remember and never take lightly, Find More Here For information on other topics see the following: Credit: Introspective Pics Credit: morguefile. Use this storyboard to record information about each character. Scrooge realizes how empty his life is, and decides that it is never too late to make changes. Through exploring a world of fiction and fantasy, the author does not shy away from depicting the importance of maintaining ones basic humanity in times filled with rampant industrialism and social injustice.
Scrooge is shocked by what he witnesses. We have hundreds more books for your enjoyment. He is an employee of Scrooge and he is the only one in the Cratchit family to thank him genuinely for the job and the pay that he has given him to support his family and keep food in their stomachs. In his , it's implied that Fred didn't mourn him when he died note although all we hear about Fred is that he manfully consoled Bob and offered to help, rather than talk about his own grief. Their relationship is always portrayed in a positive way in the novel. But the spirit vanishes, leaving Scrooge in tears.
Scrooge knew he was dead? From this point on Scrooge begs the ghost to let him change his lifestyle and try to change it for the better. Loss in his life leads him to feel sorry for himself, and he soon starts making decisions that he feels will keep him from feeling pain. The ghost also claims that three other ghosts are going to appear to Scrooge, and leaves after telling Scrooge to change his life before it's too late. Bob brings his crippled son Tiny Tim home and tells his wife that the poor lad is doing better. The heaviest rain, and snow, and hail, and sleet, could boast of the advantage over him in only one respect. Her death very badly affected him. Despite his disability, he constantly keeps the spirit up and tries to maintain it in all his brothers, sisters, and parents, even though they are poor.
Some Christmas customs were hanging candles from a tree instead of ornaments. Scrooge is nothing but a reflection of those among us who value money more than relationships, work more than festivities, hoarding more than charity. The next day he gives Cratchit a raise, and over the ensuing years helps ensure that Tiny Tim not only survives but thrives and becomes known for his Christmas spirit. When Scrooge wakes up he realizes that it is Christmas Day. He is greeted by the first spirit, the Ghost of Christmas Past, a candle-like apparition that is brightly glowing and reminds Scrooge of youth and age at the same time. He is the epitome of the Christmas spirit, that which should inhibit all of us. That they are what they are, do not blame me.
Scrooge is terrified to the point of realizing that he has lost the joy of love and friendship in his life. Through this, memory is revealed to be vital to the redemptive process by Dickens, who views it as the link that binds one to their society and ultimately gives purpose and meaning not only to any charitable actions they undertake, but also to their lives as a whole. The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait; made his eyes red, his thin lips blue; and spoke out shrewdly in his grating voice. If we were not perfectly convinced that Hamlet's Father died before the play began, there would be nothing more remarkable in his taking a stroll at night, in an easterly wind, upon his own ramparts, than there would be in any other middle-aged gentleman rashly turning out after dark in a breezy spot -- say Saint Paul's Churchyard for instance -- literally to astonish his son's weak mind. Marley must walk around and watch people and regret that he did not help anyone or touch anyone during his lifetime.
Thanks to it, he's forced to endure eternal punishment and never be able to pass on. The youngest son is Tiny Tim, a sick, saintly boy. The ghosts are the conduit from which we are to understand the past, present, and future of an unhappy man. In the future where Scrooge never redeemed himself, poor Tim doesn't get the medical help he needs and dies very young. The Ghost of Christmas Present leaves and then he enc ounters the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Tiny Time Quote YouTube by Videoquoter: Free Video Quotes The Nutcracker Credit: Morgue FilesOn Christmas Eve, a young girl finds a Nutcracker doll and shares this doll with her siblings, until her brother tries to crack a nut that is too big and the Nutcracker's jaw breaks.
And Scrooge's name was good upon 'Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. She says that she has been replaced by a golden idol and there is not any room for her anymore. At night, Scrooge's former partner , dead for seven years, visits him in the form of a ghost. His experiences ended up becoming the rubs that polished his brilliance all the more, and made this book one among the finest gems in the literary world! She just walks out of Scrooge's life and is never seen or heard of ever again. Cratchit is a symbol for the Victorian poor, good-hearted and hard-working but unable to climb out the stifling conditions of poverty. When his nephew Fred invites him over to Christmas dinner, Scrooge yells at him and refuses.
Belle is Ebenezer Scrooge's former fiancee. Sadly it is implied that he became exactly like his neglectful and cruel father who sent him on a boarding school to get rid of him even when everyone else was one vacation. When Scrooge sees their situation during one of the ghostly visitations, he realizes that he must be more generous to his employee and help save Tiny Tim. The silent, black-clad replaces the other ghost. What can be more efficacious than the legendary story of Ebenezer Scrooge for this purpose? And suddenly, he sees himself tucked in his bed, like everything was nothing but a dream.
He expresses the hope that these scenes of the future can be changed, and vows to incorporate the lessons of the past, present, and future into his adoption of the Christmas spirit. Marley then disappears, and Scrooge falls into a deep sleep. Through him, the lesson of the story is to be learned. He shows Scrooge several scenes of people discussing someone's death; no one seems pained by the death, and most are happy about it. After this, the first Ghost leaves.
He learns that Tiny Tim has died, but the Cratchits maintain their unity and love. This story takes place in London, England. Three ghosts, who show him that the errors of his ways, visit Scrooge. Scrooge never painted out Old Marley's name. Marley's spirit has been wandering since he died as punishment for being consumed with business and not with people while alive.