A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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Explain the statement Recalled to life and which characters identify with it.

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The theme of being recalled to life is the idea of rebirth. The first book in Dickens’ tale is called Recalled to Life. At first, Dr. Manette is recalled to life after being imprisoned for 18 years. Lucie’s love and devotion to her father has restored him to health, and therefore brought him back from his metaphorical death.


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