"I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future!" Scrooge repeated as he scrambled out of bed." (666)
"I'll send it to Bob Cratchit's," whispered Scrooge, rubbing his hands, and splitting with a laugh." (667)
"He looked so irresistibly pleasant, in a word, that three or four good-humored fellows said, "Good morning, sir! A merry Christmas to you!" (667)
This shows that the theme is that anyone can change because Scrooge used to be this grumpy guy who didn't like anyone and didn't really live a good lifestyle, but now he is going to live a merry and jolly life to bring others moods up.
"My dear sir," said Scrooge, quickening his pace, and taking the old gentleman by both his hands, "how do you do? I hope you succeeded yesterday. It was very kind of you. A merry Christmas to you, sir!" (667)
This shows that the theme is that anyone can change because Scrooge used to be a person who wouldn't donate anything to the poor or give anything to his clerk but now he's being nice and even buying food for the Cratchit's.
"and therefore I am about to raise your salary!" (669)
This shows that the theme is that anyone can change because Scrooge used to just walk with his head down hoping no one would talk to him but now he's outgoing and trying to interact with different people.
By, Michael McNeil
This shows that the theme is that anyone can change because this man who came the day before was fearing Scrooge because of how demanding and rude he was the day previous. However, the present-day Scrooge is a changed man and greets him very politely and surprises him and brings up his mood.
This shows that the theme is anyone can change because Scrooge used to be really tuff on Bob but now he is giving him the day off and raising his salary. This shows that Scrooge has changed for the better.
In literature theme can be directly stated or implied. In a well-developed project identify the theme of A Christmas Carol and provide evidence for how it is developed throughout the novel.