What happens in Act 2 Scene 4 of A Christmas Carol?

What happens in Act 2 Scene 4 of A Christmas Carol?

In Act II, Scene 4, of A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley, what does the Ghost of Christmas Future do that gives Scrooge hope? He never speaks a word to Scrooge. He points to Scrooge’s tombstone. Fred wants Scrooge to see how meager their Christmas is.

What is Scrooge’s past?

The Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol

How is the Ghost like this?
Ephemeral This ghost is shifting in appearance, seeming to be there and not be there at the same time.
Gentle The ghost is not solid and is also calm and gentle in the way it communicates with Scrooge.

When did the three ghosts visit Scrooge?

As promised by Marley’s ghost, Scrooge is visited as the bell tolls one o’clock by the first of three spirits: the Ghost of Christmas Past. The apparition is ‘a strange figure’ seeming to be both an old man and child.

What places did the Ghost of Christmas Past take Scrooge?

The Ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge out of the city and to a country road, to the place where Scrooge was born and raised. They walk together along the road, towards a “little market-town,” where there is a bridge, a church, and a river.

Which ghost impacted Scrooge the most?

The ghost of Christmas yet to come has the most impact on Scrooge because it makes him fear what has yet to come and makes him want to change in any way possible. This spirit also pushes him over the edge making him realise he has to change his ways to not end up like Marley; forgotten and alone in Purgatory.

What does Scrooge promise at the end of Stave 4?

Scrooge approaches the grave and reads the inscription on the headstone: EBENEZER SCROOGE. Appalled, Scrooge clutches at the spirit and begs him to undo the events of his nightmarish vision. He promises to honor Christmas from deep within his heart and to live by the moralizing lessons of Past, Present, and Future.