A scene in the story where scrooge scolds his clerkChristmas Carol is a thought provoking story. It deals with the human life and it’stransformation. The story revolves around Ebenezer Scrooge who was rudetowards people and didn’t enjoy his life.He hated Christmas since his childhood .Hehad a business partner named Jacob Marley,who was long dead.He had a clerk BobCrachit,whom he paid fifteen shilling per week.He failed to revive the love of hisnephew.Scrooze was quite vicious
One day Jacob Marley ‘s ghost haunted him and made him realise how it was life being inthe hell.The ghost warned him and told him that three ghosts would appear one by oneand would make him to realise his mistake .He showed him that he had to pull heavychains in the hell for the sins he had commited throughout his life. He told scrooge that hewas tortured in hell and wanted him to change his attitude.
As told by Jacob the ghost of Christmas past appeared first. The ghost haunted Scrooge and took him to his past life in which they saw many faces of Scrooge.They saw how scrooge was a lonely boy in school who failed to receive the love of his sisterand his early years as an apprentice. Scrooge’s lover had left him for he became selfish and greedy for money in his adulthood. All those years Scrooge had been lonely and hateful. Unable to resist the past, he hit the ghost with an object and the ghost’s light faded away.
GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PRESENT Then came the ghost of Christmas present. The ghost looked lavish and shone brightly with ornaments It took Scrooge to Bob’s house and showed him how happy they were even with scarce means.Scrooge broke down when he saw Bob’s crippled son’ Tim .After that,the ghost took him to his nephew,s house.Fred ,scrooge’s nephew had hosted achristmas party.Scrooge wished to join them but couldn,t.Suddenly,the ghost started fallingand Scrooge once again returned to bed.
PARTY AT FRED’S PLACE BOB’S PARALYSED SO------------------- ----N -TIM
SCROOGE GOES TO FRED”S HOUSEScrooge is transformed and he goes to Fred’s house with shame.Seeing them accepting hispresence ,he has a wonderful party and invites all people to his house for next christmas.
I hope a change must have been felt by you after going through the story.isn’t it?