A Tale of Two Cities Questions and Answers
How does this quote from Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities present Carton's last act as selfish?
The opening paragraph of A Tale of Two Cities is one of the most famous in all of English literature. It is an example of parallelism, the repeated use of words, phrases, or sentences that have similar grammatical form. Analyze how Dickens uses parallelism to state themes that might be developed in the novel. Point out some examples from Book the First that continue the development of themes introduced in the opening paragraph. Remember to include page numbers as you cite the examples.
In book 2, chapter 16 of A Tale of Two Cities, what is the significance of Madame Defarge's headdress rose? Explain in relation to the interrogation conducted by John Barsad, a spy of the French government.
How old are the characters Sydney Carton, Madame Defarge, Charles Darnay, Lucie Manette and Doctor Manette from A Tale of Two Cities?
What does Sydney Carton say he would do for Lucie Manette at the end of chapter 13 in Tale of Two Cities and can he be trusted?
Explain the allusions "Cock-lane ghost" and "sister of the shield and trident" in A Tale of Two Cities.
What is ironic about the titles "The Fellow of Delicacy" and "The Fellow of No Delicacy" in Book the Second of A Tale of Two Cities? Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities.
In A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, what are three positive qualities and three negative qualities of Madame Defarge? Include textual evidence and analysis from the book to back up your statement.
How does the number fifty-two affect the deal that Carton and Solomon Pross (Basard) make in A Tale of Two Cities? I need to explain this in a sentence, but I need a good understanding on this first.
What is the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution for A Tale of Two Cities?
How does Dr. Manette react to Charles Darnay after the trial? It is the trial in Book Two Chapter 4 when Darnay is released because he looks like Sydney Carton.
In Charles Dickens's novel, A Tale of Two Cities, Miss Pross's comment about "hundreds of people" is a example of what figure of speech?
What does the answer "recalled to life" suggest to the reader about the nature of Mr. Lorry's business in Dover in A Tale of Two Cities?
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