Cristmas Carol

December 13, 2016 Business

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a story that is rich in metaphors that .

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ultimately questions the morals and ethics of society during the time of his life. .

In the story, Ebenezer Scrooge, is a greedy but rich accountant who is visited by .

his old business partner’s ghost Jacob Marley tells Scrooge that he may face .

penalty of becoming a lost soul if he continues to value money more than .

anything else in his life. He also foretells Scrooge will be visited by three other .

ghost that will give him the chance to redeem himself and he can break the iron .

chain of greed that he has woven. The plot, story, and the end of this book shows .

that it was well written and well thought up by the author. This book also show .

Dicken’s works are some of the best of our time. .

Ebenezer Scrooge a miserly, cold- hearted creditor, continues his stingy, greedy .

ways on Christmas Eve. He rejects a Christmas dinner invitation and all good .

tidings of the holiday, from his jolly nephew Fred. The same night Jacob Marley’s .

ghost a former partner of Scrooge visits him to warn Scrooge that if he does not .

stop treating money as the center of the universe that his soul may be lost .

forever. He also tells him that three ghost will come to him the next three nights. .

Dickens uses Scrooge as the symbol of greediness and sadness in the book. .

Scrooge falls asleep and wakes up to find the Ghost of Christmas Past, who .

shows Scrooge scenes from the past that trace Scrooge’s development from a .

young boy, lonely but with the potential for happiness to a young man with the .


first traces of greed that would deny love in his life. Scrooge goes to sleep and is .

awakened by the Ghost of Christmas Present who shows Scrooge several current .

scenes of Christmas joy and charity and then shows the Cratchit household. The .

ghost tells Scrooge that he must change the future or the Cratchit’s crippled son .

Tiny Tim would die. He also shows Scrooge the party at his nephews house .


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