The aspects of life and human nature that this novel celebrates are equality, love, and spirit.

The aspects of life and human nature that this novel celebrates are equality, love, and spirit.

In the historical novel, A Christmas Carol, written by Charles Dickens and published in 1843, the aspects of life and human nature that this novel celebrates are equality, love, and spirit. This historical novel shows equality for many, many reasons and exaggerates some aspects of the story to set a moral through. Also this novel celebrates love by bringing in different characters to set the mood. Spirit is shown when Scrooge, the protagonist changes his ways and actually feels good about his life for once. These are the three aspects of life and human nature the story represents. The first aspect of life and human nature that this novel celebrates is equality. This historical novel proves that no matter how rich, how small, and how different somebody can be, we are all equal on the inside. At first the protagonist Scrooge does not realize that we are equal and feels great hatred toward all the poor citizens of his town, yet three ghosts that pay him visits persuade him to change his mind. The first, The Ghost of Christmas Past shows him that when he was a toddler he was exactly alike with all the other residents of his town. He wasn’t rich when he was younger and did not have many friends. This showed Scrooge that he actually was one of them; he wasn’t rich or superior then, so why would he be now? He started to see what all the poor folk go through, yet for some reason they rejoice and are always gay. This got him to thinking, maybe there is more to life than just money. “”?but fell upon the heart of Scrooge with softening influence, and gave a freer passage to his tears.”(27) This quote was stated by the narrator about Scrooge, and he proves that Scrooge has started to melt and actually feel for other people rather than just himself. He started realizing the true meaning of equality in human beings. This is why equality is one of the aspects of life and human nature in this historical novel. Another aspect of life and h…


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