In A Christmas Carol, how has Scrooge's reaction to the spirits changed since the beginning?

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At first, Scrooge wants no part of the three Christmas spirits. When Marley's ghost tells him they are coming, Scrooge's face falls. He says he would "rather not" see them.

When the Ghost of Christmas Past arrives, Scrooge is nonchalant, but as the three spirits show him more and more scenes from past, present, and future that awaken his memories and emotions, he comes to fear the spirits more and more. They are forcing him to remember past pleasures and pains as well as future events he would prefer not to think about. Often he finds himself begging for release.

Nevertheless, by the end of his travels with the spirits, Scrooge has learned to appreciate the lessons they have brought. As the final ghost shows him his own corpse, Scrooge falls to his knees:

“Spirit!” he [Scrooge] cried, tight clutching at its robe, “hear me! I am not the man I was. I will not be the man I must have been but for this intercourse. Why show me this, if I am past all hope! ... Assure me that I yet may change these shadows you have shown me, by an altered life!”

After the last spirit has left and he realizes it is morning and he is still alive, Scrooge is overjoyed. He takes the spirits' lessons about loving others seriously and is transformed.

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When Marley visits Scrooge at the beginning of A Christmas Carol, Scrooge's attitude towards the visits of the spirits is very blasé. He jokes, for example, about receiving the spirits all at once. This attitude changes, however, when Scrooge is visited by the first of the three spirits, the Ghost of Christmas Past. In this instance, Scrooge reacts with a "trembling" lip and he tries to put out the spirit's light, an action which is symbolic of Scrooge's misanthropic and miserly character.

Similarly, Scrooge greets the Ghost of Christmas Present "timidly" and feels genuine fear when he meets the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come:

Scrooge feared the silent shape so much that his legs trembled beneath him, and he found that he could hardly stand when he prepared to follow it.

By the fifth stave, however, Scrooge's character is totally transformed, as is evident by his changing reaction to the spirits, as he comments,

"The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me."

No longer mocking nor afraid, Scrooge finally appreciates the purpose of the spirits' visits. 

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