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A Christmas Carol essay

Name: ____________________
Mrs. Jano
Date: _______
Eng. ___/____
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Character Change Essay
Directions: Characters often change from the beginning of a story to the end of the
story. Ebenezer Scrooge is an example of a dynamic character that goes through a great
change in the story.
 You will write a four paragraph essay explaining how Ebenezer Scrooge changes
throughout the story. You must have an introduction with a claim, two body
paragraphs and a conclusion. If you turn in one long paragraph, I will not read it!
 You may use character traits to show this change, but you must cite textual
evidence (events from the story) from the play to prove character traits and
 Use how Scrooge’s behavior and interactions with other characters proves a
change in him. EVIDENCE ! Be sure to discuss what causes this change.
 You must proof read your work.
 Use the graphic organizer to help you.
Scrooge at the beginning
Scrooge at the end