Grinch has become a famous character due to his unique and unpleasant appearance. His entire body is covered with green fur and looks like a green monster. He is known to have a bitter and slightly awkward expression on his face. He has yellow teeth and yellow eyes, and his face is structured very similarly to the cat.
2Where does Grinch reside?
He lived in a cave with his pet named ‘Max.’ He did not like Whoville people and very rarely used to come down among the people of Whoville, mostly during Christmas, to cause considerable damage to the residents. He wanted to vandalize the merrymaking and celebrations of the people of Whoville.
Grinch does not treat Maxwell
Although his poet dog Max was a loyal companion, he still did not treat him well. Grinch compelled Max to help him to deteriorate the Christmas spirit among the people of Whoville. He also disguised Max by setting up a pair of crooked antlers and deceiving him by telling him it a reindeer.
Mount Crumpit suits his name
The mountain where Grich used to reside was named ‘Mount Crumpit’ that suited his grumpy sounded name perfectly. His main aim was only to crush the festive spirits of the people of Whoville and steal their gifts and high spirits.
Why Grinch hated Christmas? (Original Reasons)
The original reasons why he hated Christmas was revealed in the book ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ by Dr Seuss, who stated the reasons could be as follows:
a) He had shoes that were too tight
b) His heart was two sizes too small
c) His head wasn’t screwed on the right (claimed to be one of the most evident reasons)
Why Grinch hated Christmas? (Updated Reasons)
In 2000, a live actioned film was released explaining the whole story of Grinch’s childhood. It was explored that Grinch used to live among the people of Whoville. However, he was bullied and teased by the Whos since his childhood. So, he started hating all the Whos. (See Why Are Red and Green Traditional Christmas Colors?)
Grinch got bitter and started hating Christmas
A young character in the movie, ‘Cindy Lou Who’ allowed Grinch to participate in Pre-Christmas activities. However, he got fed up with the Whoville resident’s obsessions about his youth’s memories in the town. He hated this and got bitter and aggressive.
How Grinch changed his mind?
Grinch stole all the gifts and food and was waiting inside his cave to hear the Whoville people’s sobs. Instead of hearing such a sound, he listened to all people singing and enjoying the Christmas carol. Grinch got astonished seeing everyone amused and realized that the true meaning of Christmas is sharing this special occasion with your loved ones and has nothing to do with the material goods. (See Why Animated Movies Are Popular?)