If we talk about the initial thoughts of Charles Dickens during the process of writing down the Christmas Carol, then we come to know that this book shows us the social things that are related to the holy event of Christmas. First of all, this book was published in the form of a novella in 1843. This book is not a lengthy book. This is one of the short books of the Charles Dickens and one can easily read it only in two hours. The main character of the book is Scrooge who is a tightfisted man. He always tries to find some kind of faults in others tasks. He has no trust in anyone. If we talk about his employees, then we come to know that he tries to open the doors of the employees on the regular basis in order to see that whether they are using the logs to warm up their rooms or not.
Another character of this book is Fred who is the nephew of Scrooge. Once, Fred visits Scrooge in order to wish him on the holy occasion of the Christmas. Moreover, Fred also invites him on the Christmas dinner but Scrooge doesn’t accept his invitation because he is a grouch and the grouches don’t have any kind of concern with the holy event of the Christmas. Once, he has not given payment to the Bob because he has not worked on the day of Christmas. Once, two people were collecting donations and funds from the people in order to feed the poor people on the day of Christmas. When they come to the Scrooge for the donation, then he denies providing the donations by using the harsh words. Due to these cruel acts, he sees some ghosts at his house.