Who is Jacob Marley?
he was scrooge's buisness partner in the story "The Christmas Carol" he died on Christmas Eve.
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he was scrooge's business associate (now deceased) who came to visit scrooge in A Christmas Carol .
There is no real record of exact cause of death. However, based onthe story old age would be very much the main reason especially atthat time in Victorian Britain
Marley represents lost hope, the final unused chance for personal redemption, and the wages of overweaning greed. Because he didn't repent of his greed in his lifetime, Marley was damned to spend eternity dragging around chains and money boxes.
Marley tells Scrooge that he, too, wears a chain, larger than Marley's. Marley has often sat by him unseen. Now he warns him of three more spirits which will visit to help him change his ways.
Jacob Marley had the same face. He has a pig-tail, wears a waistcoat, tights and boots. He is covered in chains which he says are the one that he made in his lifetime. He is holding a treasure box of some sort as well. The chains represent the bonds that he forged with his own hands with money.
Basically to change his ways toward people and using money as hisonly focus as his death would bring untold misery
In Dickens' Christmas Carol, after Marley, Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
He is initially in disbelief of the vision blaming it on a rawpotato or a morsel of off meat but soon starts to fear what he isseeing and being told
Changing his miserly ways and to take in to account people and hiseffect on them
He had been dead 7 years at the start of the story which waswritten in 1843. Therefore its assumed that Marley died Christmas1836
He is Scrooge's partner, his sole administrator, his sole assign, etc. It's in the book on the bottom of the first page. I don't know when he died, I'm trying to figure that out too.
Scrooge's dead partner who visits him as a ghost to warn him of his fate when he dies if he does not change his ways.
Jacob Marley sat on a chair by the fireplace. Stave 1: Marley's Ghost : . "Can you -- can you sit down?" asked Scrooge, lookingdoubtfully at him. . "I can." . "Do it then." . Scrooge asked the question, because he didn't know whether aghost so transparent might find himself in a condition t…o take achair; and felt that in the event of its being impossible, it mightinvolve the necessity of an embarrassing explanation. But the ghostsat down on the opposite side of the fireplace, as if he were quiteused to it. (MORE)
Jacob Marley is mean, business-focused, and unforgiving of thosewho cannot or will not pay their way in life
Jacob Marley visits Scrooge to deliver the warning that if he does not mend his greedy ways that he will spend the afterlife wrapped in heavy chains, which represent his love of money in this life. He also informs him that he will be visited by three spirits that night: the ghosts of Christmas Past,… Christmas Present, and Christmas Future. (MORE)
He is dead. The author spends several sentences making sure that itis very clear to you that Marley is completely and truly dead.
It is never made completely clear EXACTLY what business they engage in, but it seems to involve finances (perhaps lending). Dickens refers to his place of business as a "counting house."
Marley in his pigtail, usual waistcoat , tights, and boots; thetassels on the latter bristling, like his pigtail, and hiscoat-skirts, and the hair upon his head. The chain he drew wasclasped about his middle. It was long, and wound about him like atail; and it was made (for Scrooge observed it close…ly) ofcash-boxes, keys, padlocks, ledgers, deeds, and heavy purseswrought in steel. His body was transparent; so that Scrooge,observing him, and looking through his waistcoat, could see the twobuttons on his coat behind. (MORE)
a heavy rusty chain that he forged in life . the chain is made upof cash-boxes, keys, padlocks, ledgers, deeds, and heavy purseswrought in steel
He had been allowed to return from his death of everlasting tormentto do one simple but important task, to warn Scrooge that he wasmaking the same mistakes as Marley did years earlier and this wouldlead to Scrooge suffering an even worse fate in death
I can't be too sure, but if I'm right then it's because it's showing his greed, and because he refused to let go off his money he got stuck carrying chains. Basically, in the simple terms, the chains represent his greed, hence why he was warning Ebenezer.
No, Jacob Marley was Scrooge's coworker but died exactly sevenyears before visiting Scrooge on Christmas Eve. While there, hewarned Scrooge about his chains, how they are made of greed, andthat they bound you from leaving Earth and into heaven. He asowarned Scrooge that he will be haunted by three s…pirits. The Spiritif Christmas Past, Present, and Yet To Come (MORE)
He regrets not looking after his fellow man and keeping his lifeonly in and around their counting house looking after the business
They were both greedy business partners that cared mainly about themselves and their fortune and not about anyone else. A key difference is that during his lifetime, Marley never felt remorse for his ways, and his posthumous visit to Scrooge was intended to make Scrooge see his errors.
To warn him that if he did not change his miserly ways he would dieand suffer never ending torments
To warn him that should he not change his ways he would walk theearth in torment for eternity.
This is no reference to age in the book originally but based on thelife style and issue of health of the time he would have nee about55 years to 60 years old
There was no one in the afterlife who would seek to help him basedon his life on earth
Yes he did haunt him because, he loved him and he said that he would stop haunting him if they got married and lived in either Mexico or Australia.
Marley as a business man was quick to see an opportunity and to adegree lived a high life in comparison to Scrooge
There is no reference to Marley being a lover of Christmas.However, based on his words it is assumed like Scrooge that he didnot part take of any celebrations at ths time
Having delivered his warning to Scrooge, Marley leaves through thewindow of Scrooges bedroom in to the night. This is the end ofStave one
The ledges are Marleys bank receipts for sales he'd made andtherefore money was owed to Marley in these by people and deedswere the documents that proved ownership of properties that he hadand therefore income coming from rentals etc
He died Christmas Eve 1836 and was doomed to walk the earth ineternal torment as a punishment for not caring about his fellow man
It is the one time in the year when people try to help those not asfortunate as themselves. However, not it was too late for Marley hewas beig punished like many others for not taking time to helpmankind
A toothpick. Scrooge challenged Marley's Ghost with the thought that swallowing the toothpick would make the ghost disappear. When Marley shrieked in response, Scrooge finally came around to believing Marley was there.
In theory he is an antagonist as Scrooge is fighting to stopmarley's foretelling of the future happening
In Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol," the ghost ofJacob Marley visits his former friend and partner Ebeneezer Scroogelate on Christmas Eve. No year is given, but the novella waspublished in 1843 and appears to be a more or less contemporarystory. The other three spirits were, accord…ing to Marley, to have visitedScrooge every night for three successive nights beginning that veryevening at midnight. However, after the manifestations have passed,Scrooge discovers to his delight that they concluded their businessall on the same evening, so that it is only Christmas morning whenthe last vision ends. (MORE)
When he reurns to warn Scooge he says that he is doing so onlybecause he has been allowed to do so. He cannot sya why it is thisnight that Scrooge can see him but he warns him that his life mustchange of suffer the same perils as he
Jacob Marley appeared to Ebeneezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve. He did so to tell him how he was doomed to haunt the earth whilecarrying the weight of many chains because he was greedy while onearth. He warns Scrooge that his fate will be even worse unless hechanges. Marley also warns Scrooge that he w…ill be visited by threeghosts that night-the Ghosts of Christmases past, present, andfuture. (MORE)
Marley was considered much like Scrooge. He was a trader and moneylenders with a hardened attitude toward people. This he refers towhen visiting Scrooge with his warning. However, Scrooge has had 7years more to forge his chain of torment.
It tells us he was like SCrooge in his ways but had now seen theerror of his ways and although he cound not go back and makechanges that he had learned enough about helping others to warnScrooge
Initially on seeing his spirit Scrooge dismissed him as a piece ofundercooked meat or raw potato. However, Marley's wailing andmoaning soon convince Scrooge of who he is
As the book was written in 1843 its assumed Marley because he diedseven years earlier would have passed away in 1836
The are chains whose links are intersperced with safes, ledgers andmoney bags all of which were created in life by Marley and are woreas a punishement for his miserly inhuman ways
Scrooge was very miserly even to himself whilst Marley did like thefiner things i.e he bought a very large house in central Londonwhich Scrooge took over and rented out various parts after Marley'sdeath
Marley, when visiting Scrooge on Christmas Eve explains the factthat his business was not all about the counting house and money hestates that his business should have been mankind. It is because ofthis he learned that he will walk the earth in eternal tormentnever to make restitution
Jacob Marley was Ebenezer Scrooges business partner. Unlike ScroogeMarley did spend on himself and had a large house near the city ofLondon. However, he was as ruthless as Scrooge when dealing withbusiness and would make sure the every penny spent created many forhimself. Marley died seven years bef…ore the story is told and is allowed toreturn to offer advice to Scrooge. That advice is to change hisways and to help his fellow man. He tells Scrooge that he (Marley)had made for himself a huge chain of torment symbolised by a longchain wrapped around his body interlaced with ledgers, safes andmoney bags. IN his foretelling Marley warned Scrooge that Scroogeschain was already seven time longer and therefore heavier to carrythat his own . He finally lets Scrooge see other spirits who arelike himself suffering everlasting torment. It is then that Marleytells Scrooge he will be visited by three ghosts who are to helphim...........If he listens to them. (MORE)
Its Bob Marley (Jacob Marley was Scrooges business partner) Thewailers were Bob Marleys backing group
The were made up of ledger (used by book keeper) keys, safes, cashboxes and links all of which were forged by his actions in life andwere to worn as a punishment in his after life of eternal torment.