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A Tale of Tow Cities

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FC: A Tale of Two Cities | Charles Dickens

1: Charles Darnay - A French aristocrat who chooses to live in England because he cannot bear to be associated with the cruel injustices of the French social system.

2: Miss Pross | Doctor Manette | Lucie Manette | Miss Pross

3: Doctor Manette - Lucie’s father and a brilliant physician, Doctor Manette spent eighteen years as a prisoner in the Bastille. Lucie Manette - Lucie Manette - A young French woman who grew up in England, Lucie was raised as a ward of Tellson’s Bank because her parents were assumed dead. Miss Pross - The servant who raised Lucie, Miss Pross is brusque, tough, and fiercely loyal to her mistress.

4: Madame Defarge | Monsieur Defarge

5: Madame Defarge - A cruel revolutionary whose hatred of the aristocracy fuels her tireless crusade, Madame Defarge spends a good deal of the novel knitting a register of everyone who must die for the revolutionary cause. Monsieur Defarge - A wine shop owner and revolutionary in the poor Saint Antoine section of Paris, Moncieur Defarge formerly worked as a servant for Doctor Manette.

6: Jarvis Lorry | Jerry Cruncher

7: Jerry Cruncher - An odd-job man for Tellson’s Bank, Cruncher is gruff, short-tempered, superstitious, and uneducated. He supplements his income by working as a “Resurrection-Man,” one who digs up dead bodies and sells them to scientists. Jarvis Lorry - An elderly businessman who works for Tellson’s Bank, Mr. Lorry is a very business-oriented bachelor with a strong moral sense and a good, honest heart.

8: John Barsad | Roger Cly

9: Marquis Evrémonde - Charles Darnay’s uncle, the Marquis Evrémonde is a French aristocrat who embodies an inhumanly cruel caste system. I really hate this character because he is so mean, careles and selfish man. | John Barsad - and Roger Cly are British spies who swear that patriotism is their only motive. Barsad falsely claims to be a virtuous man of upstanding reputation.

10: Gabelle | Mr. Stryver | Sydney Carton

11: Sydney Carton - my favorate- An insolent, indifferent, and alcoholic attorney who works with Stryver. He falls in love Lucie, and his feelings for her transform him into a man of profound merit. He proved that man can change and do good things. Gabelle - The man charged with keeping up the Evrémonde estate after the Marquis’ death, Gabelle is imprisoned by the revolutionaries. Mr. Stryver - An ambitious lawyer, Stryver dreams of climbing the social ladder. Unlike his associate, Sydney Carton, Stryver is bombastic, proud, and foolish.

12: summary The novel is talking about the struggle between France and England and how it effected people. There are lots of changes happening lucie finds her father and she marries Darnay. carton falls in love with her and starts thinking of life and how it has more valuable things.

13: Then Darnay got arrested and the jury condemns him for the crimes of his ancestors and sentences him to die within twenty-four hours. After that Carton came to visit Darnay in prison and tricked him to exchange clothes with him and that's how he got to set him free and sacrefice himself in order to save Lucie's husband because he loves her.

14: Another Ending If I could change the ending of this novel i would make Carton live a full life where he can do much more to help people.

16: Citation








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