Role Of Money In A Christmas Carol

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The theme “Money is the root of all evil” Is an incredibly naive theme one might use to sum up A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens. I would like to argue against this. In A Christmas Carol the theme “money is a power that should be used for good” is apparent throughout the story. Although the pursuit of money can lead to greed, It can also be used to better a community's welfare. “His wealth is no use to him. He does not do any good with it. He doesn't make himself comfortable with it.” (Dickens 116) Scrooge's greed was no longer about being able to buy fancy clothes or other luxuries. The only thing left to bring scrooge happiness was the amount of money he had. Unbenounced to Scrooge at the time, this was not the way happiness is to be brought

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