- fred as a foil to scrooge in a christmas carol in charles dickens' a christmas carol, scrooge's selfish, cold, melancholy nature is contrasted with fred, scrooge's light-hearted nephew at the beginning of the novel, fred and scrooge are complete opposites, but, as the novel progresses, they become more and more alike. Ebenezer scrooge's visit by the three spirits in dickens' novel a christmas carol 667 words | 3 pages mind or point of view in charles dickens novel, a christmas carol, a grumpy and selfish old man, ebenezer scrooge, was visited in his dream by three spirits.
A christmas carol by charles dickens scrooge is represented from the beginning as a miserable old man being described as a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner i think this a perfect description of him in one sentence.
1 cold, selfish uncle ‘a christmas carol' by charles dickens chapter 1 - marley's ghost marley and scrooge marley was dead: to begin with there is no doubt whatever about that old marley was as dead as a door-nail mind i don't mean to say that i know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. Use of ghosts to change victorian society in a christmas carol by charles dickens 3307 words | 14 pages use of ghosts to change victorian society in a christmas carol by charles dickens 'a christmas carol' is a novel by charles dickens, written in the victorian era about a man named ebenezer scrooge.
(dickens could not resist a description of food in sensuous detail) but the real salvation that scrooge gives to the cratchit family is a raise as scrooge and the ghost of christmas past watch tim, his father holding his lame hand, the miser pleads, “say he will be spared” the ghost reminds readers of scrooge’s malthusian quote. Dickens' presentation of scrooge in a christmas carol essay dickens' presentation of scrooge in a christmas carol the novel 'a christmas carol', by charles dickens was written in 1843 and reflects poverty in victorian times where poverty and ill health was very common.
One noticeable botch in the adaptation history of a christmas carol is mgm's 1938 a christmas carol, from hollywood's golden age starring reginald owen as a rather bland scrooge, the film aimed for a family-friendly appeal and dropped the underlying social commentary.