How does Dickens' show Scrooge's transformation? Mention concrete details from the text.
Scrooge monologues, declaring he will live in the past, present, and future. He puts on his clothes funny and laughs well (the first, says Dickens, in a long line of illustrious laughs). He pays attention as he walks down the street to everything he sees, for he realizes that everything can give him pleasure. His behavior also shows his transformation. He pays for a boy to get Bob Cratchit a turkey, and for a cab so the boy can deliver it. Finally, he goes to his nephew's Christmas dinner, which previously he said he would not attend.
What does Scrooge realize on his walk towards...
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