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How does Dickens present the theme of redemption?

Redemption is the idea of being saved from sin or evil. In Scrooge we see a man who is transformed from a greedy, selfish miser into a generous and good-natured character by the end. He is shown the error of his ways by the ghosts that visit him and is redeemed by his own willingness to change.

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Also question is, how does Dickens present the theme of regret?

The narrator describes Scrooge's regret as he sees the daughter of Belle, his former fiancée. Suddenly, Scrooge realizes that if he had not lost Belle, he might have had a beautiful family too, and for the first time he senses the value of family.

Furthermore, why is redemption important in A Christmas Carol? A Christmas Carol - redemption. Scrooge's redemption is a key part of the novel. All through the novel there are hints that Scrooge will be redeemed. It is the change in Scrooge's behaviour that causes him to achieve redemption, as he learns the value of empathy, family and kindness.

Simply so, how is the theme of transformation presented in A Christmas Carol?

Charles Dickens shows Scrooge's transformation towards the end of Stave IV and especially in Stave V. When Scrooge is presented with his own death, his debtors are relieved, the people uncaring, and the only family to mourn is the Cratchit family.

What is the message of A Christmas Carol?

This is the case in A Christmas Carol. The message that Dickens directs at the audience draws upon the importance of true Christmas spirit and, through it, the need for change in condition of the poor. The novella showcases that true Christmas spirit lies in togetherness, generosity, thankfulness and compassion.

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