A Christmas Carol

Starting with this extract, explore how Dickens presents ideas about responsibility. Write about: How Dickens uses Fezziwig to present ideas about responsibility in this extract. How Dickens presents ideas about responsibility in the novel as a whole.

"A small matter," said the Ghost, "to make these silly folks so full of gratitude."
"Small!" echoed Scrooge.
The Spirit signed to him to listen to the two apprentices, who were pouring out their hearts in praise of Fezziwig: and when he had done so, said,
"Why! Is it not! He has spent but a few pounds of your mortal money: three or four perhaps. Is that so much that he deserves this praise?"
"It isn't that," said Scrooge, heated by the remark, and speaking unconsciously like his former, not his latter, self. "It isn't that, Spirit. He has the power to render us happy or unhappy; to make our service light or burdensome; a pleasure or a toil. Say that his power lies in words and looks; in things so slight and insignificant that it is impossible to add and count them up: what then? The happiness he gives, is quite as great as if it cost a fortune."
He felt the Spirit's glance, and stopped.
"What is the matter?" asked the Ghost.
"Nothing in particular," said Scrooge.
"Something, I think?" the Ghost insisted.
"No," said Scrooge, "No. I should like to be able to say a word or two to my clerk just now! That's all."


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This is only a short answer space so I cannot eloborate to the extent you want. Certainly Scrooge sees the responsibility that people like Fezziwig took on for his employees. Scrooge sees a man who is joyful in his employees mirth and wellbeing. This is juxtaposed with how Scrooge belittles and dismisses his employees like Bob Cratchit.