How does the ghost of Christmas Yet to Come help Scrooge in his transformation?Be specific please.

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fezziwig | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Assistant Educator

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By showing Scrooge his dismal future where he dies without anyone showing him any compassion such as the

  • Former businessmen who are indifferent to Scrooge's death
  • Former housekeepers who pawn his bed curtains and the very shirt in which he was to be buried.
  • Undertaker pawning Scrooge's seal and a pencil-case

the Ghost of the Future assists Scrooge in his transformation.

Then The Ghost also shows Scrooge's effect upon the Cratchit family, for Tiny Tim dies because Bob Cratchit cannot afford the medical attention that Tim needs due to the paltry wages he earns from Scrooge.

And final the vision that truly assists in Scrooge's transformation is seeing his "neglected grave" which is "overrun by grass and weeds, the growth of vegetation's death, not life;"

At the sight of his own grave, Scrooge falls to his knees and tells the Ghost that he

"will honour Christmas in [his] heart, and try to keep it all year. [He] will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future."

Scrooge is a completely transformed man at this point, and is allowed another chance at life, and he most certainly seizes it, for he becomes a "second father" to Tiny Tim and raises Bob's wages and becomes

"as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, as the good old city knew, or any other good old city, town, or borough, in the good old world."

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