In A Tale of Two Cities, Book the Second, Chapter 8, how does Monseigneur treat the woman? Use a quote to support your answer.

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The Monseigneur reveals himself to be a most unpleasant person who treats the woman whom he encounters at the roadside in Chapter 8 of Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cites in a most barbarous manner. Dickens plants foreshadowing of what is to come in the symbolically representative phrase “To this distressful emblem of a great distress….”

Monseigneur encounter the woman, who is a starving peasant and a grieving widow, with an exclamation of impatience, which is precisely what Dickens writes, “With an exclamation of impatience...,” which is followed by an expression of great exasperation (extreme annoyance) that is demonstrated in his first...

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