Why does Scrooge believe that time is going backwards?
Meanwhile, human time within the vision is advancing normally. And at the same time, real time is going backwards because Scrooge will wake up earlier than when he fell asleep.
What is Scrooge’s reaction to the party as he watches the festivities at Fezziwig’s?
As he is watching the party, Scrooge has a moment of regret for the way he treats his own employee, Bob Cratchit. Scrooge is so hard on Bob and treats him very unfair. As he is reminded of Fezziwig, he is reminded of how hard a person he has become.
How does Scrooge’s appearance change?
In the beginning of the novel Ebenezer Scrooge is portrayed as a hardhearted and unsociable man. However at the end of the novel we see dramatic changes in him as a trio of ghostly visitations causes a complete change in him. Scrooges transformed from an unpleasant and penny-pinching character to a charitable kind man.
How does Scrooge feel when it says his sight grew very dim?
that such another creature, quite as graceful and as full of promise, might have called him father, and been a spring-time in the haggard winter of his life, his sight grew very dim indeed. His regret at his decisions becomes unbearable, and he bids the ghost to “remove” him from the scene.
Why did Scrooge not spend his life with the woman he loved?
In A Christmas Carol, Belle is Scrooge’s ex-fiancée who broke up with him because he had changed too much in his pursuit of wealth. When Scrooge sees her again through the Ghost of Christmas Past, he is reminded that he lost the love of his life because of his greediness.
Why is Scrooge so miserable?
He’s greedy, stingy, surly and, in the case of “A Muppet Christmas Carol. But it turns out there may be a big reason Scrooge is such a miser. The theory: Scrooge is so stingy because he lived through the Napoleonic Wars and knows what economic hardship is really like.
Why was Scrooge so unhappy?
Why is Scrooge cruel?
He is considered cruel and selfish for chastising his employee, Bob Cratchit, for burning too much coal at work. But another way to categorize his behavior is that of old-fashioned thrift. It’s not like Cratchit froze while Scrooge was sitting in his skivvies in the next room hoarding the heat.