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A Christmas - Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserable old bag. He hates everyone, even his nephew.

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A Christmas Carol Will Hayler Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserable old bag. He hates everyone, even his nephew. He has no cares for anyone or the way they may be living. His trusty employee Bob Cratchit is even treated badly by Scrooge. This book shows how one person however nasty or selfish has a good heart. We see in the book that three ghosts (Christmas past, Christmas present & Christmas future) come to visit Scrooge and show him his wrong ways. The Cratchit family in the book shows us that however poor you may be that Christmas brings it's own reward. And that there is no reason to be upset and miserable, but that you should be happy, and the Cratchit family show us that they are very content and they appreciate what they have got even if it is not a lot. We have a lot of examples of Scrooge's attitude as a person and a businessman. In the beginning of the book we are told that Scrooge is sitting in his chair counting his money. We can see from this that all he cares about is money. His only love is for money. It was because of his love for money that he split up with his love. ...read more.

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There they saw how everyone was happy but there was nothing very happy or cheery in the town. The ghost took Scrooge to the Cratchit's house. There Scrooge saw the Cratchits very cheery and merry. The Cratchit's clothes as Scrooge saw were threadbare and hanging off of them. Then Scrooge saw Tiny Tim. Scrooge felt instantly sorry for him. Scrooge asked the spirit with an interest that he had never felt before, if Tiny Tim would live. We can see here that Scrooge's attitude as a person is changing dramatically and he is starting to care for other people again. The ghost then told Scrooge that if things stayed the way they were, Tiny Tim would die. Scrooge was in such deep sorrow for Tiny Tim. The ghost then reminded Scrooge of something. In the words that scrooge had said earlier in the book he said to Scrooge "If he be like to die, he had better do it and decrease the surplus population." Scrooge felt so horrified by what he had said and he hung his head in shame and he was overcome with grief. We can see now that Scrooge is really changing into a person with feelings for other people apart from himself. ...read more.

Conclusion

Scrooge swore that from this moment onward would live in the past, present and future. We can see that Scrooge's attitude as a person and businessmen have changed for good. He has given up his selfishness. He will care for others as much as himself. Scrooge then felt rejoiced. He was a new human being. Full of emotion and care. Scrooge then cried down to a young boy and asked him to buy the prize turkey for him and he would reward him with half a crown. Scrooge then decided to send it to Bob Cratchit and he would let him rejoice. Scrooge went over to Bob Cratchit and gave him the turkey. He offered him a raise so he could afford to keep his family on the go. Scrooge did more than he said he would. We have seen from this book that a man can change. Scrooge proved that he could be kind hearted. His attitude at first as a person was disrespectful and shamming. The same applied for his attitude as a businessman. In the end both of these changed. Scrooge is now a kind-hearted man full of joy. Scrooge now is a very generous businessman. As we saw he gave his employee Bob Cratchit a raise to support his family for many years. As Tiny Tim observed he noticed the kind heart of Mr. Scrooge and said, "God bless us, Every One!" ...read more.

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