spirits (the ghost of Christmas present (the spirit can alter his size…
the ghost of Christmas present
the spirit can alter his size
"upon his couch there sat a jolly giant"
as the night progresses the spirit appears to get older
"the ghost grew older, clearly older"
ignorance and want
" this boy is ignorance. this girl is want"
resembles Santa Claus
the first time we meet the spirit he is sat with a huge feast
shows scrooge the Cratchits and the effect his behavior has on their lives.
"come forth ! and know me better man"
The ghost of Christmas past
the ghost of Christmas past shows scrooge what mistakes he has previously made.
has a candle on its head
this spirit can fly.
"rise! and walk with me!"
resembles features of a child
"it was a strange figure-like a child: yet not so like a child"
they travel back in time to see scrooges past, when he was a boy other key moments in his past.
The ghost of Christmas yet to come
show scrooge what will happen to him if he continues being selfish ( no one will care when he dies)
this ghost is scary compared to the other two spirits that scrooge has met
"it seemed to scatter gloom and mystery"
" i fear you more than any other specter i have seen"
resembles death ( the grim reaper )
"draped and hooded"