Ebenezer Scrooge is the focus point of the story, and as the lead role he is the most important part of the book. Each section (stave) of the novel shows how Scrooges personality is undergoing a change from the beginning when he is greedy and cold-hearted, to the end of the novel when he treats others with kindness and generosity.
The first impressions we get of Ebenezer Scrooge is that he is a dreadful, atrocious, stingy old man. He is described first as a miserly old skinflint. He describes him with many unpleasant verbs, for example wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching and covetous. He also describes him as an old sinner. This is proved as he previously had a business partner called Marley. Unfortunately,... [continues]
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