What did Jacob Marley tell Scrooge?
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.
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Sir Alec didn't play Scrooge, he played Marley in the 1971 musical.The other UK actor of the time was Alastair Sim in 1951. manypeople mix the two great actors up.
he was scrooge's business associate (now deceased) who came to visit scrooge in A Christmas Carol .
Marley visited Scrooge to warn him to change his ways or he willend up "in chains" for eternity, the metaphorical shackles (such aslockboxes and ledgers) of his lifelong avarice.
he was scrooge's buisness partner in the story "The Christmas Carol" he died on Christmas Eve.
Scrooge was the name of the miser in Dickens "A Christmas carol" . He was the one who saw the four ghosts.. The first ghost was that of Jacob Marley, Scrooge's dead partner.
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
Jacob Marley WAS younger than Ebenezer scrooge, but he died before him because he concentrated to much on money rather than focusing on whats really important; Life and Love. Technically, he worked himself to death! BAH, HUMBUG!
Marley told Scrooge that everytime Scrooge did something bad, a chain would appear. Marley had lots of chains, and he told Scrooge that he would have more if he didn't change. Marley also told Scrooge that he would be visited by three ghosts.
Marley explains that he created his own chain in ife. This refersto the heavy weight of his past lifes ignorance of what othersaround him suffered. He details that mankind were or should havebeen his focus and not money. Because of this he is left to walkthe eacth in eternal torment for eternity
That unless Scrooge changes his life to that of a more accepting person of mankind's issues he will suffer everlasting torment following his death as does Marley.
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. ( Full Answer )
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 infers sthat he himself was always near Scrooge but he couldnot be seen however, due to the significance of the situation hehad made every effort to redeem himslf a little by helping Scrooge
Marley appeared to Scrooge in several places, but all were at hishouse. The first glimpse Scrooge gets is in the doorknocker, andthen in several places in his room, and finally Marley appears infull body, floating through the locked door to talk to him.
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.
Scrooge rebuffs Marley by stating he could be a piece of undigestedbeef or an uncookted bit of potatoe indeed there was more graveythan grave in what scrooge see
To change his miserly ways and make man a part of his life'sbusiness or walk the earth thereafter in torment
To warn him that if he did not change his miserly ways he would dieand suffer never ending torments
When Jacob Marley came to visit Scrooge didn't believe that it wasreally Marley. So Marley showed Scrooge if he didn't change hisways that Scrooge would bear himself in chains of his wrong doing.
Marley refers to Scrooges life as "money, cyphers and balances notnot what it should have been about people"
Marley was very much like Scrooge in life. However, Marley having suffered seven years of torment in the after life sees that that Scrooge is also destined for everlasting torment after his death and he seeks to redeem himself if only slightly by warning his friend Ebenezer
To warn him that should he not change his ways he would walk theearth in torment for eternity.
To Warn Him About The Three Spirits Who Will Come To Him, And Not To End Up Like Himself, Wandering The Earth With No End
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.
In the opening in the book Marley does state this however, theghosts as Scrooges states in stave 5 have "done their work all inone night."
The face appearing on the brass door knocker, servants bellsringing deep in the bowels of the old house
To change his miserly ways and to use his time to do good and reapthe benefits of being a good person after death.
They were both of the same mind. Both saw money as a motivation andboth preferred teh ability to make money than seek to look aftermankind's poor
That since Marley's death Scrooge has continued on a path ofignorance of the want around suffering that surround him. Marleymakes it clear that to continue on this downward spiralling paththat Scrooge follows will result in Scrooge's eternal life's beingspent walking the earth in torment.
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 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. ( Full Answer )
In "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, Jacob Marley isintroduced as Scrooge's former business partner who had died sevenyears previously on Christmas Eve. The two men were as good friendsas men of such ill temper and disposition could be, but Marleyinforms Scrooge that the unseen "chain" that Sc…rooge now wears istruly ponderous, having had seven more years to add more and morelinks. Marley does not know why he has been given the opportunityto visit Scrooge from the world of spirits, but hastens to warnScrooge of the terrible fate that awaits him if he fails to act onthe things he will learn from the three spirits to follow. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
Scrooge maintains his apparition is caused by some undercookedpotateo, or some raw mean as there appeared to be more gravy thangrave about the so called ghost
Both saw business and the making of money the most importantthing in their lives, both ignored the plite and suffering ofpeople around them even when they had the power to make changes torelieve that suffering, both were unmarried and were focused onlyon making more wealth.
In the original script of the story the apparition or Marley couldnot be fully recognised. Seven years had passed since Scrooge hadseen his old partner and in the gloom of the room and the darkshadowy figure that presented its elf Scrooge was to to "Ask Who IOnce Was" so that Marley could correctly …tell him it was hispartner in like ( Full Answer )
Jacobs return was the start of the changes that Scrooge was toundertake before Christmas Day. Marley tells Scrooge that he(Marley) will walk the earth for eternity because of his attitudeto his fellow man. It was a punishment that he did not want Scroogeto endure
Jacob Marley and Ebenezer Scrooge were business partners andeach others only friend. Stave 1 : Marley's Ghost : . Scrooge and he were partners for I don't know how manyyears. Scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator, hissole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend a…nd solemourner. . "You were always a good friend to me," said Scrooge. "Thank`ee!" For Scrooge, it was almost like he and Jacob Marley were thesame. They were so much alike that Jacob tries to warnScrooge that if he doesn't change his ways, then he'll end up likehim. . Sometimes people new to the business called Scrooge Scrooge,and sometimes Marley, but he answered to both names: it was all thesame to him. . "I wear the chain I forged in life," replied the Ghost. "Imade it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my ownfree will, and of my own free will I wore it. Is its patternstrange to you?" . "Or would you know," pursued the Ghost, "the weight andlength of the strong coil you bear yourself? It was full as heavyand as long as this, seven Christmas Eves ago. You have labored onit, since. It is a ponderous chain!" . "That is no light part of my penance," pursued the Ghost. "Iam here to-night to warn you, that you have yet a chance and hopeof escaping my fate. A chance and hope of my procuring,Ebenezer." . " Without their visits," said the Ghost, "you cannothope to shun the path I tread. Jacob Marley and Scrooge were both miserable, greedy and selfishcheapskates (men) who only cared about money, their business andthemselves. . Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grind- stone,Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching,covetous, old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steelhad ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, andsolitary as an oyster. . He carried his own low temperature always about with him; heiced his office in the dogdays; and didn't thaw it one degree atChristmas. . "But you were always a good man of business, Jacob,"faltered Scrooge, who now began to apply this to himself. . "Business!" cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again."Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business;charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, mybusiness. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in thecomprehensive ocean of my business!" . They both turned a blind eye to the people/world aroundthem . . "At this time of the rolling year," the spectre said "Isuffer most. Why did I walk through crowds of fellow-beings with myeyes turned down, and never raise them to that blessed Star whichled the Wise Men to a poor abode! Were there no poor homes to whichits light would have conducted me!" ( Full Answer )
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
When Scrooge tells Marley that he was always a good man of business in a paragraph explain what you think Marley means by these words.?
Marley responses with ""Business!" cried the Ghost, wringing itshands again. "Mankind was my business. The common welfare was mybusiness; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all,my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water inthe comprehensive ocean of my business!""… This was to mean that Marley did not see that what happened to hisfellow man was his business, Seeing their deprivation and sufferingand doing something no matter how small to correct it was part ofMarleys life yet he choose to ignore the issue of his fellow manand seek only to make more money out of the misery ( Full Answer )
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
No one- the way the story can be interpreted either it was all adream or he was really a spirit earthbound forever (died but didnot pass over) or until his work was completed before he could goto one side or the other. There is a lot of symbolism in the story,the immortal man concept goes back eons.… Marley was to walk the earth in everlasting torment. He had beenallowed to do one kind deed which even if he did still remainedthat he walk the earth for eternity. It was at his bequest thatghost were foretold. The outcome of the "deed" was to save Scroogessoul with no reward. The book created by Dickens hints only instave one why Jacob returns and how. When creating the storyDickens wants to focus on the fact that good deeds toward mankindhappen when alive as to regret post mortum is too late ( Full Answer )
It is suggested the MArley was "allowed" back to the mortal worldto offer Ebenezer some last ditch advice to changes his ways his(Scrooges) time on this earth was nearing its end.
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. ( Full Answer )
Merely explains that without their council Scrooge may expect thesame fate as he was suffering - everlasting torment.