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What does the ghost of Christmas future look like in the book?

Last Updated: 20th March, 2020

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The Spirit of Christmas Yet-To-Come is quite a scary looking figure. With his dark, faceless hood and white, bony hands, he looks like the Grim Reaper who somehow lost his scythe. The Spirit's ghoulish demeanor is entirely appropriate given the grim fate awaiting Scrooge if he doesn't change his ways.

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Likewise, how is the Ghost of Christmas Future described?

In the 1992 film The Muppet Christmas Carol, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come (performed by Don Austen) is depicted as a large, faceless figure in a tattered black hood. In Scrooged, The Ghost of Christmas Future is a shrouded figure with a skull-like television screen for a head and a skeletal hand.

Also Know, does the ghost of Christmas past speak? The ghost does not speak much, but answers Scrooge's questions with brief replies. "Your welfare!" said the Ghost. When Scrooge asks the ghost what its business is that evening, the response is short and to the point. This ghost does not waste words!

Also to know, what does the ghost of Christmas future tell Scrooge?

When The Ghost of Christmas Future appears, Scrooge sees a figure wearing a black garment. He cannot make out any features of the ghost; a ghostly hand is the only part of the phantom visible to Scrooge. This ghost is silent, and Scrooge is unnerved by the way the ghost gestures with its hand.

Why was Scrooge so afraid of the last Christmas spirit?

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. The presence of this ghost makes Scrooge afraid. His trembling legs and inability to stand firm show how he is worried about the future that the ghost will show him.

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