How the Grinch stole Christmas

By: McKenna Stephens, Nick Duong, & Whitney Taylor

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The theme of the movie How the Grinch stole Christmas is that money can't buy you happiness. We know this because in the story it says, "The Grinch was puzzled, how could it be so. I came without ribbons, it came without tags, it came without packages, boxes or bags." This relates to the theme because it talks about how you don't need boxes, bags, ribbons, packages, and tags. Another detail from the text is that, "Maybe Christmas he thought doesn't come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps mean a little bit more." This part of the story relates to the theme, because it talks about how that Christmas doesn't come from a store. Lastly, in the story it mentioned that, "Every Who down in Whoville, the tall and the small, was singing! Without any presents at all! He hadn't stopped Christmas from coming!" This part of the story especially relates to the theme because, it talks about how the Who's didn't have anything and they still we singing and celebrating Christmas whenever the Grinch stole everything. In addition, that's why the theme of the story How the Grinch stole Christmas is that money can't buy you happiness because of all of the reasons above.

Summary

A short summary about How the Grinch stole Christmas is that, first off, the main character is the Grinch. And the Grinch wanted to steal Christmas, because he hated Christmas. When the Grinch stole everything, everyone woke up and started celebrating Christmas without anything, and the Grinch's plan didn't work out the way he planned. The Grinch ended up bringing all of the toys. Then the Grinch carved the roast beast after he brought back all of the toys.