Why doesn't Scrooge believe Marley is a ghost?
because hes been trapped in an asylum for 10 years and doesn't believe in ghosts.
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Each Ghost took a time line from Scrooges life and showed him notjust his life but how he impacted on others
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.
scrooge was going to go and visit marley and then he found out that marley was dead
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.
Changing his miserly ways and to take in to account people and hiseffect on them
The he (Scrooge) has little time left to make changes to his lifeand the way he treats his fellow man. Should he not change then He(Scrooge) will suffer the same fate as Marley; eternal damnation
The ghost were to show scrooge his life past present and future andprovide Scrooge with an opportunity to make changes that would savehim from the same fate as Marley was suffering.
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.
He's in denile.He thinks the vision is caused by uncooked potatoeor raw meat he might have just eaten
at first scrooge is skeptical but when they travel back in time he believes him
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.
His day cloths plus he wore a house coat as this was to help himkeep warm as he didnt spend money on coal .
To change his miserly hard hearted ways and seek to help mankind orsuffer a lonely death whereafter he would walk the earth in eternaltorment
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."
It presumably was because Scrooge still had the chance to change his life. It was the role of the Ghost of Christmas Future to show what would happen if he didn't.
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.
He's scared at frst and doesn't belive that Marley's ghost is real. But then he starts to believe by some of the things that Marley says and does.
Marley's ghost commanded Scrooge to change his ways and to be nicer, or else he'd end up like Marley(lonely and hated).
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
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 Scrooge that unless he changes his ways and seeks to makeamends to mankind for his previous miserly living then Scrooge wasdestined to walk the earth in eternal torment
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."
He learns that coninuing on his miserly, money grabbing ways wherehe disrespects and disowns those around him will being Scroogeeverlasting torment
He thought he was going crazy at first so he didn't believe in it at first.
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
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 )
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
Marley is dead and Scrooge is alive. Marley does not have a chanceto change; Scrooge does.
Initially shocked and in disbelief, then he, true to his personaedismisses the vision as caused by some undercooked potato, raw beefand indeed says there was more about gravy. Than the grave inseeing Marley.
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
Scrooge asks him if he sit, Marley replies yes and does so and thenScrooge checks if Marley can see "this toothpick ". Marley confirmsthis but Scrooge again speaks of his doubts. Marley raises from theseat and with a ear shattering scream unties the bandage that fixedhis lower jaw in place and allow…s the the jaw to drop to his chestin a horrific way. Scrooge is shocked and accepts the vision isreal ( Full Answer )
He thinks its associated with under-cooked potato, a morsel meatindeed it claims there was more about gravy than the grave inseeing Marley
He had seen Marley's corps lying in state seven year earlier so tosee his ghost after all this time was a shock
He tells Scrooge change his ways of suffer eternal torment afterdeath. To aid Marley in changing Scrooge Marley tells Ebenezer ofthe arrival of three ghosts who will help him
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
He was allowed to warn sScrooge that unless he changed his ways hetoo would die and be bound to walk the earth in eternal torment
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 )
Because the message Marley brings will effect Scrooge now and afterdeath. If he does not believe in him now then he may not believe inthe Ghosts when they arrive and fail to change
When Marley asks why Scrooge doubts his own eyes Scrooge replies,"Because," said Scrooge, "a little thing affects them. A slightdisorder of the stomach makes them cheats. You may be an undigestedbit of beef, a blot of mustard, a crumb of cheese, a fragment of anunderdone potato. There's more of grav…y than of grave about you,whatever you are!" ( Full Answer )
Jacob has been allow back in to the living realm to warn Scroogeabout his nasty miserly ways. Marley warns Scrooge that he hascreated a heavy burden of chain link by link . Marley lifts hischains and shows Scrooge the length saying "this was the samelength as yours 7 Christmases again and you have w…orked on it eversince. In returning Marley has procured the help of three spiritsto help Scrooge ( Full Answer )
Scrooge thought that he was imagining the apparition. He dismissedit as humbug and the result of a undercooked potato or raw meatwhich he may have eaten earlier that evening. He didnt believeinitially in the after life
Care. He suffers eternal torment and dies not want his only friendto endure the same
Jacob Marley died seven years prior to our first meeting Scrooge.Due to the way he treated people and put business above that ofmankind he was doomed to walk the earth in everlasting torment
The Ghost of Christmas Past takes Scrooge to; His old School The streets of London at Christmas To Fezziwigs warehouse To Belles home Ghost of Christmas Present The streets of London on Christmas Morning Bob Cratchits home The mines of Wales A Light house Freds Home Many homes then visited to witne…ss the festive season The Ghost of Christmas Yet to come To the Corn Exchange Old Joes ' beetling shop Scrooges' bedroom Caroline and her husbands rented home Through the London streets to Bob Cratchits home The Grave Yard ( Full Answer )
By foretelling of three ghosts who would seek to help Scroogechange his miserly ways and thus avoid his tormented afterlife
he would suffer the same fate as himself which was to wear aponderous chain seven time longer than his own and suffer eternaltorment