Scrooge is treating the boy cruelly by scaring him away. All the boy was doing was caroling, Scrooge had no right to treat him the way that he did.
Scrooge seized the ruler with such energy of action that the signer fled in terror...
Scrooge is shocked! He cannot comprehend how this could be real at all. That is the conflict that he faces during this scene.
How is this possible?! I don't understand!
The theme of this scene is the joy of Christmas. Even though the Cratchits do not have a lot of money they are still happy on Christmas as a family.
A merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us!
This boy is ignorance. This girl is Want. Beware of them both, and all their degree...
The boy and girl are symbolizing the poor children in England during the Industrial Revolution. That is why the kids were hiding under the coat of the spirit, England is hiding their poverty behind all of their success.
I didn't think about them
Scrooge wants to learn from the spirits. He is changing and learning from the experiences that the spirits are giving to him, so he is becoming a better person.
...As I know your purpose is to do me good, and as I hope to live to be another man from what I was, I am prepared to bear your company, and do it with a thankful heart.
I do not want to die!
The theme of this scene is the importance of life. Scrooge realizes that at a certain point his life is over, so he will do everything he can to make the most of what he has.