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TCHS 2 Cities-darion

AP Prep. Quotes, Characters,Symbolism ect.

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Who is the french aristocrat who refuses to be apart of the snobbish aristocratic ways in france and marries Lucie Mannette? Charles Darnay
Doctor Manette is... Lucie Mannette's long lost father, who is a great physician and had been a prisoner for 18 years at the Bastille.
What year was A Tale of Two Cities published? 1859
Who wrote A Tale of Two Cities? Charles Dickens
Who are complete foils in this novel? Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton.
Who is the villain that is blood thirsty and full of vengence? Madame Defarge
How would you descrribe Sydney Carton? An alcoholic attorney who works with stryver. Who's feelings for Lucie Manette chage him from being worthless to a good well known man.
What are the main themes? The Possibility of Ressurection. The Neccesity of Sacrifice. And the Tendency Toward Violence and Oppression during revolutionary wars.
What are some reoccuring contrasts does dickens use to show these themes? The different countries, the foils of characters, the different cities, contrasting social classes.
True or False. Imprisonment is used as a motif in this novel? True. If you notice characters throughtout the novel endure some sort of imprisonment. For example Charles Darnay is imprisoned within his social status and actually becomes imprisoned when he visits France.
What does the broken wine cask at the beggining of the story represent? It depicts the true physical hunger and the hunger for freedom the peasants have. It also depicts the violent ways of the peasants to acheive what they want.
What does the Marquis Symbolize? The snobbish, arrogant, and ruthless ways of the artistocrats during the French Revolution.
What type of narrator does Dickens use? Anonymous third person omniscent
" A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other" explain this quote. Humans always remain some sort of mystery to one another. Even if you really know a person some secrets are locked away in the mind forever.
Those who had been greedy with the staves of the cask, had acquired a tigerish smear about the mouth; . Explain This quote is from the scene where the wine cask has been spilled. It is supposed to show the violent ways of oppression and revolution.
"It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest I go to than I have ever known." explain. This is the very end of the book when Sydney Carton sacrifices his life for Lucie to be happy. It shows how dynamic of a character he is.
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