the supernatural in 'ACC' - ghost of Christmas past

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  • supernatural- ghost of Christmas past
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      • the curtains were drawn aside by a hand
      • a child...an old man
        • scrooges past and present christmas self
      • bloom was on the skin
        • fresh, alive, young
      • purest white
        • peace innocence and goodness
      • long and muscular
        • rescuing, reassuringly safe, and secure
          • able to carry scrooge in the air (literally and metaphoricall) on his journey to redemption, reclamation and salvation
      • bare feet
        • pure nothing to hide
      • uncommon strength
        • to carry scrooges burden
        • carry scrooge through safely and wont let him fall
      • but a touch of my hand there (on to scrooges heart)
      • fiqure fluctuated in distinctness
        • dissolving parts
      • voice... soft and gentle
      • your past
      • your welfare
        • your past
        • your reclamation then
      • rise and walk with me
        • Jesus said to Lazarus,
          • rescued and brought back to life
      • why do you delight to torture me?
      • extinguisher cap
        • symbolizes scrooges desire to put out the light
      • he could not hide the light which streamed...in a ... flood
      • hair white with age
        • wisdom and age
      • face not a wrinkle in it
        • unworried, not anxious, not troubled
        • opposite of scrooges shriveled cheek
      • legs and feet delicately formed
      • held a branch of fresh green holly
        • symbolizes old and new, winter, and home
          • Victorians decorated heir home and food with holly at Christmas
          • grew in the countryside since the time of the druids
        • suggests still alive and still growing
        • calming colour
        • pagan symbol for eternal life and fertility
      • dress trimmed with summer flowers
        • suggest youth
      • bright clear jet of light... sprung from the crown if its head
        • symbolizes hope, guidance, illumination an revelation
        • will lead us in/out of darkness
      • your reclamation then
      • lustrous belt
        • contrast Marley's chain
      • child
        • innocent, has a future, hope, joy
      • old
        • nothing left, no futurre
        • peaceful and relaxed
      • light one  instant and dark another
        • symbolizes memory
          • sometimes its clear and bright and easy to see and remember
          • other times it dark and hard to remember
            • but its still there
      • thing with 1  arm...1 leg... 20 legs... a pair of leg with no head... head without a body
        • suggest sthhat change is possible
        • change is a good and positive thing
    • shows scrooge happy memories
      • mostly
    • more angelic than devilish
    • lots of biblical references
    • resembles a biblical description of Jesus
    • outfit includes other Christmas symbols
    • made up of ll the stages of scrooges life.
    • light may symbolizes the understanding and insight into the past which showing memories of Christmas gives Scrooge
    • scrooge putting o its cap may represent scrooges unwillingness to reflect further on the choices he has made or to bare the pain
    • its light contrasts with the darkness around it
      • like scrooges past self contests with his present self
        • was light is now dark

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