A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

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  • Scrooge's Office
  • Sir, I have worked long and hard for everything I have and if you think any of my money will go to the poor, you are wrong. In fact, this will make the surplus population go down which will only benefit us.
  • Mr. Scrooge, Christmas time is close and there are many people living on the streets that could really use your help.
  • Jacob Marley Visits
  • I do not believe in spirits and have no time for this nonsense.
  • The Spirit of Christmas Past
  • Brother! I'm here to take you home. Come with me.
  • The Gentleman Visitor tells Scrooge how Christmas time is when poor people really need money; Scrooge could help them. Scrooge says he would rather them be poor than take his money. He is fine with them possibly dying in prison or a workhouse. After all, that would decrease the surplus population. 
  • The Spirit of Christmas Present
  • Scrooge, Tiny Tim is sick. and he could use your help. Your money could possibly keep him alive.
  • Scrooge is confused when Jacob Marley, his old partner is standing right in front of him. Marley explains how the chains around his neck are the consequences of his greed. He goes on to explain how Scrooge will be visited by three spirits in which will each teach him a different lesson about greed. He describes how Scrooge's life will be after he dies if he doesn't change his ways.
  • The Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come
  • Scrooge it is me, Jacob Marley. I have come to tell you that if you don't get your act together you will end of like me, miserable. You will be visited by three spirits, each bringing you on a different journey. The first spirit will come when the clock strikes one.
  • Now Scrooge don't you see. This is what all of your greed will result in. It not only affects you but other too.
  • When the first spirit arrives, it shows Scrooge how innocent of a child he used to be. He's met with two of his old friends and an image of Fan taking Scrooge home. The spirit explains how Scrooge cannot change what he didn't want to change before. The spirit is his mistakes.
  • Scrooge learns his lesson
  • See Scrooge, you used to be so innocent and kind but it seems something has changed in you.
  • I guess everyone including the spirits were right. I truly am greedy and I need to change . 
  • The Spirit of Christmas Present tells Scrooge how his money could help save Tiny Tim. It isn't a guarantee but he could at least try. Scrooge realizes he truly is greedy and could benefit other people.
  • Scrooge Tiny Tim is very ill. "this will make the surplus population go down which will only benefit us. " Right Scrooge?
  • Scrooge comes across the third spirit. He is told how miserable his life will be if he continues to be greedy. He will be unloved and no one will care for him. He will be remembered as the greedy old man that was selfish and not thoughtful.
  • I guess you're right. 
  • In the end, Scrooge finally learns how greedy he is and knows he has to make a change. He feels bad for the way he has treated everyone but is glad he learned his lesson before it was too late.
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