A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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Some critics say that Dickens, fail's to create actual characters b/c he exaggerated them to paradox extremes. Do you feels that that is true in this?

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Personally, no. I happen to enjoy Dicken's characterizations, and while there are one or two characters that may be considered stereotypes, overall Dickens achieves well rounded characters. Take Sydney Carton, for example. Though we are introduced to him first as an alcoholic, he becomes a selfless hero, with his decision to take Darnay's place at...

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