Discuss how Dickens presents the theme of imprisonment in A Tale of Two Cities.

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The theme of imprisonment in Charles Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities presents itself several times in the novel, as every character is imprisoned in some way. It is noteworthy that prison is used as a symbol of oppression. At first, the author presents prison as a darkness, cruelty, hopelessness, and death. As such, seizure of the Bastille is viewed as the liberation of oppressed minorities in France.

Furthermore, the author illustrates the psychological and...

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