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Was the sacrifice by Sydney Carton an act of selfishness or an altruistic act (for the...

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imawoman | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 3, 2013 at 8:38 PM via web

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Was the sacrifice by Sydney Carton an act of selfishness or an altruistic act (for the good of others)?

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kehuang | Student | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 21, 2013 at 2:19 PM (Answer #2)

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His sacrifice was out of love. The act was altruistic. He loves Lucie Manette so much he was willing to die for her, though whenever he got the chance to truely love her he just wanted her to remain happy. 

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blackveilking | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 11, 2013 at 4:57 AM (Answer #1)

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His sacrifice was out of love. The act was altruistic. He love her ( i forgot her name) so much he was willing to die. though henever got the chance to truely love her he just wanted her to remain happy. 

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