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  • Want and Ignorance
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  • Want and Ignorance are 2 street urchin spirits that show up in The Ghost of Christmas Present segment in A Christmas Carol. They initially look timid inside the robes, but then they start snarling at Ebenezer Scrooge, warning him that they are ruthless. Ignorance is a boy who is shown to grow up to become a dangerous criminal . Want is a girl who is shown to grow up to become a prostitute to earn money.
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Inspiration
  • Various Dickensian street urchins.
Appearance
  • Two scruffy looking children wearing second hand clothes
Name
  • Want and Ignorance
Personality
  • Wretched, sinister
Fate
  • Ignorance grows up to be a ruthess criminal, only to be put behind bars. Want grows up to be a prostitute only to be then strapped into a straightjacket. Both disapear along with The Ghost of Christmas Present.
Alias
  • Ignorance and Want
Weapons
  • Knife
Enemies
  • Ebenezer Scrooge
Occupation
  • Criminal Prostitute
Films
  • A Christmas Carol
Quote
  • "Are there no prisons?" "Are there no workhouses?"
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  • Want and Ignorance are 2 street urchin spirits that show up in The Ghost of Christmas Present segment in A Christmas Carol. They initially look timid inside the robes, but then they start snarling at Ebenezer Scrooge, warning him that they are ruthless. Ignorance is a boy who is shown to grow up to become a dangerous criminal . Want is a girl who is shown to grow up to become a prostitute to earn money.