What does the Ghost reveal to Scrooge?
The final spirit is the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come who leads Scrooge through scenes relating to a man’s death. He shows him the Cratchits whose son, Tiny Tim, has also died. Finally the ghost shows Scrooge the gravestone of the man the people have been talking about. It bears the name: Ebenezer Scrooge.
What creature does the Ghost compare Scrooge to?
The Ghost says to Scrooge, “It may be that in the sight of Heaven you are more worthless and less fit to live than millions like this poor man’s child” (Stave iii). The Ghost is referring to Bob Cratchit’s crippled but beloved child Tiny Tim.
Why does the Ghost use Scrooge’s words against him?
Dickens has the ghost throw Scrooge’s words back at him, because he wants us to make a connection between callous words and real people. The hard-hearted way we speak of “the poor” ignores the fact that these are suffering people.
Where does the ghost of Christmas present lead Scrooge?
In stave 3, the Ghost of Christmas Present leads Scrooge on a journey through various scenes of the present, most notably and lengthily, celebrations at the homes of the Cratchits and of the nephew and his wife. Stave 4 features the Ghost of Christmas Future and presents a dire possibility for Scrooge.
How to analyze Ebenezer Scrooge’s encounters with ghosts?
Analyze Scrooge’s experiences during his encounters with the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Evaluate how Dickens used both direct and indirect characterization to illuminate Ebenezer Scrooge.
Why is Scrooge a miser in A Christmas Carol?
Stewart’s Scrooge is not a miser because he hates Christmas, it’s because he is a he’s cruel and heartless and cares little for his fellow man. His transformation comes from his genuine disgust of the man he has become, and Stewarts performance is wonderful.
When was Scrooge and the ghost of Marley written?
Scrooge and the Ghost of Marley by Arthur Rackham (1915). As students read the entirety of A Christmas Carol, they will undoubtedly note that the novel is organized around the visits of the ghosts promised by Marley.