What was strange about the Ghost of Christmas Past?
Dickens describes the spirit as “ a strange figure — like a child: yet not so like a child as like an old man, viewed through some supernatural medium, which gave him the appearance of having receded from the view, and being diminished to a child’s proportions.
Is the Ghost of Christmas Past A boy or a girl?
In his novel A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens describes the Ghost of Christmas Past as neither a boy or a girl, but a young child of no particular gender with long white hair, a white gown, and an ethereal glow.
What did Scrooge learn from the Ghost of Christmas Past?
From the first ghost, the Ghost of Christmas Past, Scrooge learns that the simple things in life like love, friendship, and laughter hold value. Then the Ghost of Christmas Present shows him that those he considers foolish or beneath his notice actually understand Christmas—and life—better than he does.