Essays Tagged: "A Christmas Carol"

A paper that concerns the lessons that Scrooge learns from the 3 spirits

A paper that concerns the lessons that Scrooge learns from the 3 spiritsA Christmas Carol, although ... Scrooge learns from the 3 spiritsA Christmas Carol, although occurring at a different time period than today, still holds values and lessons that are important in society today. The main character, Eb ... ds values and lessons that are important in society today. The main character, Ebeneezer Scrooge, starts off having no feelings for others or any Christmas spirit, but changes from his gloomy, dark ap ...

(3 pages) 71 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Scrooges Ghosts - An analisys of their effects

An Analysis Of The Effects Of Spiritual Visitations On ScroogeScrooge learned a great deal about him ... fects Of Spiritual Visitations On ScroogeScrooge learned a great deal about himself during the visitations of the three ghosts in A Christmas Carol. He learned things that not only changed his life, b ... hristmas Carol. He learned things that not only changed his life, but also the lives of others such as Tiny Tim and his family. At first these changes came gradually, probably because they where not r ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on 'A Christmas Carol,' and 'Through the Tunnel.'

The two stories, 'A Christmas Carol,' and 'Through the Tunnel,' contrast each other in different ways but are surprisi ... ugh the Tunnel,' contrast each other in different ways but are surprisingly similar in others. The fact that Dickens wrote in the Victorian times and Lessing produced a post 19th Century novel is refl ... es and Lessing produced a post 19th Century novel is reflected in their style of writing.Dickens's father was constantly in debt, which caused the family to escape from people who they owed money. As ...

(11 pages) 61 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Of A Christmas Carol.

Pulitano 1Drew PulitanoMrs. NovellinoEnglish 319 December 2002A Christmas Carol is a classic story about ... English 319 December 2002A Christmas Carol is a classic story about a man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who embarks on a journey exploring all facets of his past, present, and future life. Scrooge goes through a ... loring all facets of his past, present, and future life. Scrooge goes through a tremendous transformation that ends up saving his life. Scrooge begins the story as a person who does not believe in the ...

(6 pages) 83 1 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens, author of "A Christmas Carol", illustrates that kindness is in everyone's heart

A Christmas Carol EssayCharles Dickens, author of "A Christmas Carol", illustrates that kindness is ... A Christmas Carol", illustrates that kindness is in everyone's heart. He proves this by using the character Ebeneser Scrooge. To begin with, Scrooge is an arrogant, old man who is extremely selfish. H ... Scrooge is an arrogant, old man who is extremely selfish. However, as time passes, he develops into a kind, giving individual. To glimpse at the transformation of Scrooge is to understand how any pers ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Joy of "A Christmas Carol"

Dickens Directed StudyJuly 10, 2001The Joy of A Christmas CarolThe feelings associated with Christmas and the Christmas season are vast and varied ... feelings associated with Christmas and the Christmas season are vast and varied. The original celebration was confined to the religious rite commemorating the birth of Christ and the subsequent advent ... commemorating the birth of Christ and the subsequent advent of Christianity. For centuries, Christmas was singularly a holy day that was observed with more solemnity than joy. In 601 AD, Pope Gregory ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Review and Analysis of George C. Scott's Christmas Carol (1984)

George C. Scott's Christmas Carol (1984) is a renowned and notable rendition of Charles Dickens's timeless classic, Christmas ... renowned and notable rendition of Charles Dickens's timeless classic, Christmas Carol. It tells a tale of a miserable and lonely man by the name of Ebenezer Scrooge. One Christmas night, cold-hearted ... ame of Ebenezer Scrooge. One Christmas night, cold-hearted Scrooge, who lacked the spirit of Christmas, is visited by three ghosts - the Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet t ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Four Ghosts of Christmas.

Charles Dickens is a well know author that has written many famous works. One of his most popular and ... ll know author that has written many famous works. One of his most popular and best-loved books is "A Christmas Caro" (Rowell 1). In Dickens's book "A Christmas Carol" four ghosts appear to Ebenezer S ... 1). In Dickens's book "A Christmas Carol" four ghosts appear to Ebenezer Scrooge, each representing a moral lesson that teaches Scrooge how to better live his life.The first of the four ghosts to visi ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

"A Christmas Carol": Play Review

For my play review I decided to review "A Christmas Carol". I also had the pleasure of seeing "Hello Dolly". ... "A Christmas Carol". I also had the pleasure of seeing "Hello Dolly". I was very impressed by the Casper College production of "A Christmas Carol" the script managed to keep the same story line while ... e script managed to keep the same story line while making it accessible to even the very young. It was nice to see a lot of families sitting in the crowd, because it is so important that children are ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

A Christmas Carol

Humbug!"Humbug!" These famous words said by Ebenezer Scrooge, which means nonsense, describe the conditions of the poor duri ... benezer Scrooge, which means nonsense, describe the conditions of the poor during the early industrial society. The wealthy during the industrial revolution didn't care at all for the state of the poo ... on didn't care at all for the state of the poor. Charles Dickens uses Ebenezer Scrooge in the movie A Christmas Carol, to signify what was wrong with early industrial society, how Scrooge transforms i ...

(4 pages) 29 1 2.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Dickens Story Films

Ben Walsgrove 29/04/01 How Successfully Can a Modern Film Recreate the Horror of Dickens' Spirits in " ... Modern Film Recreate the Horror of Dickens' Spirits in "˜A Christmas Carol' It seems that a modern film cannot totally recreate the horror of Dickens' spirits in "˜A Christmas Carol' ... nnot totally recreate the horror of Dickens' spirits in "˜A Christmas Carol'. For a start you can tell that the film is a more modern version of the story than the book because of the language, w ...

(1 pages) 260 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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"A Christmas Carol" reflects the social conditions in London in the Mid Nineteenth Century. What are ... the social conditions in London in the Mid Nineteenth Century. What are the main elements of these and how does Dickens use his characters and story line to make his views clear to the reader? A Chri ... ers and story line to make his views clear to the reader? A Christmas Carol is a novel written by Charles Dickens who it so that he could make people aware of the appalling social conditions in Victor ...

(1 pages) 445 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens had a great sympathy for the poor people of his time, how can you tell? Charles Dicken ... thy for the poor people of his time, how can you tell? Charles Dickens was a phenomenal writer with a lot of heart. The main reason I feel that he has great sympathy for the poor is because in many of ... feel that he has great sympathy for the poor is because in many of his books, such as Oliver Twist, and The Christmas Carol, he always made the poor people a tremendous part of the story. In the novel ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens - Dickens' use of writing.

A 'Christmas Carol' was written in 1843 by Charles Dickens, to portray perhaps his own beliefs- as s ... 1843 by Charles Dickens, to portray perhaps his own beliefs- as social critic- about how the world was at the time, set in the dingy London town.In the eyes of his selfish vindictive protagonist, Eben ... eyes of his selfish vindictive protagonist, Ebenezer Scrooge, the poor were vermin to be steered clear of and money was his everything, suggesting the attitude of the upper class citizens at the time. ...

(9 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

An Analysis of the Moral Messages and Similarities of "Everyman" and "A Christmas Carol"

An Analysis of the Moral Messages and Similarities of "Everyman" and "A Christmas Carol"One story is ... Similarities of "Everyman" and "A Christmas Carol"One story is about the necessity of being humble and doing acts of good. The other is about the moral imperative of showing compassion and generosity ... oral imperative of showing compassion and generosity. Both stories represent the need for people to act selflessly. This author intends to demonstrate how "Everyman" and "A Christmas Carol" conveys th ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Boz

"Boz" Charles John Huffam Dickens was not only a great writer, but "the most popular novelist in the [19th] ... as not only a great writer, but "the most popular novelist in the [19th] century, and one of the greatest humanists that England has produced." (Murray, Brian. Charles Dickens, p. 15) Charles Dickens' ... . Charles Dickens, p. 15) Charles Dickens' greatness was expressed throughout his life in his works and in the reputation he gained while writing. Charles Dickens was born on Friday February 7, ...

(6 pages) 649 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Charles dickens 2

Charles John Huffam Dickens was born February 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, but left it in in ... rn February 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, but left it in infancy. His happiest childhood years were spent in Chatham, an area to which he often talks about in his stories. From 1822 he lived ... ich he often talks about in his stories. From 1822 he lived in London, until, in 1860, he moved permanently to a country house, Gad's Hill, near Chatham. His family was middle class, very respectable; ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens one of the best writers ever, was born on February 7, 1812 in Landport, Hampshire. He ... iters ever, was born on February 7, 1812 in Landport, Hampshire. He was born during the new industrial age, the son of John and Elizabeth Dickens. Charles' father served as a clerk at the Naval ... John and Elizabeth Dickens. Charles' father served as a clerk at the Naval Pay Office. The family was experiencing very hard financial difficulties during this time. In 1824, John Dickens, Eli ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens -Challenges in adapting the book to a film

Literature to FilmChallenges in adapting the book to filmA Christmas Carol, by Charles DickensThese notes ... ges in adapting the book to filmA Christmas Carol, by Charles DickensThese notes and questions are made before viewing the film. I have seen the film but not since my childhood and although I am famil ... film but not since my childhood and although I am familiar with the plot, I do not remember the details that I am basing my questions/challenges on.1.How to visually portray Victorian London, in part ...

(2 pages) 9 0 4.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Charles Dickens inpires charity into his readers

Charles Dickens's underlying purpose is to inspire charity in his readers in the novel, "A Christmas C ... lying purpose is to inspire charity in his readers in the novel, "A Christmas Carol". Dickens shows a very caring spirit throughout the novel exposing a giving spirit to those less fortunate. Dickens' ... ughout the novel exposing a giving spirit to those less fortunate. Dickens's background was one of hardwork, slaving in a blacking factory, was both threatening and degrading for a young boy of 12. Th ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens