Essays Tagged: "Ebenezer Scrooge"

"A Christmas Carol" by Dickens

change, homeless people under a bridge, and a cemetery.2.) The four main characters in the book are Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and Ebenezer Scrooge's nephew, Fred.First, lets examine Eb ...

(7 pages) 115 1 3.7 Dec/1996

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

Of A Christmas Carol.

ew PulitanoMrs. NovellinoEnglish 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 lif ... who does not believe in the Christmas spirit and ends up having as much or more than everyone else.Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserable old man who believes that Christmas is just an excuse for people to ...

(6 pages) 83 1 4.6 Apr/2003

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

This is a short biographical essay about Charles Dickens and gives a short overview about his life/work and books

icant works and evolved characters. Widely known is the main character in "A Christmas Carol"(1843) Ebenezer Scrooge, who, with an extreme holier-than-thou attitude, threatens everyone around him. In ... by ghosts who try to change Scrooges´ behaviour by showing him his past, present and future. Ebenezer gets confronted with his life as a young boy, a grown up and even his death and so he slowl ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

What are happiness and success? A brief look at the definitions and relationship between happiness and success. Also goes into the factors of each.

raises great children, loves his wife, and is respected by those who know him would be successful. Ebenezer Scrooge, the main character in A Christmas Carol would not. His idea of success is working ... n all three aspects of our lives (physical, emotional, and spiritual), if we want to be truly happy.Ebenezer Scrooge at the beginning of the story was obviously a miserable cynic. However, he had some ...

(3 pages) 202 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Love and the Collective Unconscious - In reference to "A Christmas Carol," "White Fang," and "Great Expectations."

following novels will verify that the desire to and for love is part of the collective unconscious: Ebenezer Scrooge from Dickens' A Christmas Carol; Pip from Dickens' Great Expectations, and White Fa ... ans are born with. Dreams, thoughts, and desires are all reflections of the collective unconscious. Ebenezer Scrooge from Dickens' A Christmas Carol is visited by three ghosts in his dreams: the Ghost ...

(8 pages) 63 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

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

s'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 Scrooge, who lacked the spirit of Christmas, is ... of portraying Scrooge as a typical old man with a mean streak, George C. Scott plays an incredible Ebenezer Scrooge in this movie. He portrays the old man as emotionless and worn down from a lifetime ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Four Ghosts of Christmas.

books is "A Christmas Caro" (Rowell 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. ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2005

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

"A Christmas Carol": Play Review

e also a nice touch. Tiny Tim was cast perfectly although he didn't quite have the whole limp down. Scrooges (Richard Burk) was also really well cast. He looked the part and did a perfect baw hum bug. ... ach of the ghosts. Maddie although quite portrayed the ghost very well. She also did a nice hiss at Scrooge. And Antione was the best comical relief with his scooting around singing on the scooter and ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Synopsis of "A Christmas Carol"

Ebenezer Scrooge is a selfish, penny-pinching miser. He doesn't care for the people around him and m ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Passing by the Past; A look at the importance of the Ghost of Christmas Past in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"

s Carol. Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is a timeless classic about how a coldhearted banker, Ebenezer Scrooge, is haunted by three spirits in order to make him change his ways. The three spirit ... nt and my opinion that The Ghost of Christmas Past is the only spirit who causes any REAL change in Ebenezer Scrooge. The past influences the present and the future once again.One must wonder if Scroo ...

(4 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2006

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

A Christmas Carol

Humbug!"Humbug!" These famous words said by Ebenezer Scrooge, which means nonsense, describe the conditions of the poor during the early industr ... during the industrial revolution 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 soc ... sses, and uses his transformation to represent hope for industrial society.Charles Dickens portrays Ebenezer Scrooge as a cheap, old man to signify what the wealthy were like in the early industrial a ...

(4 pages) 29 1 2.3 Jan/2007

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

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

ld was at the time, set in the dingy London town.In the eyes of his selfish vindictive protagonist, Ebenezer Scrooge, the poor were vermin to be steered clear of and money was his everything, suggesti ... such as death should not have to be written with any 'doubt'. This proves that Scrooge is unstable.Ebenezer Scrooge is described as Marley's "sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, h ...

(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"

learned in "Everyman" is a lesson that is also to be learned in "A Carol Christmas". It starts with Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly, cruel man who treats everyone with contempt.Seven Christmases after his ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

3.It is vital to the story to portray the symbolism of the characters properly, in particular:•Scrooge represents all the values that are opposed to the idea of Christmas--greed, selfishness, and ... ou don’t add a bit of information. It could be to the film makers advantage to further develop Scrooge’s character. I would tell more of his story, more about what turned him into this greed ...

(2 pages) 9 0 4.0 Jan/2009

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

Charles Dickens Biography

tale of spirituality and morality that takes you through an extraordinary night with an old grouch, Ebenezer Scrooge. When this first came out, it was heralded as far too expensive, because Dickens ha ...

(7 pages) 15 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Charles Dickens inpires charity into his readers

ween social injustice and poverty and the demonstration of one man's redemption from greed in which Ebenezer Scrooge saves not only himself, but other.Dickens portrays human kindness in the novel, by ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

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

A Christmas Carol

mes with the high bedposts and curtains drawn above it.The most effective character of the play was Ebenezer Scrooge played by Rusty Salling. He portrayed the character very well with his gestures, fa ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts