What is the significance of the title of the first book, "Recalled to Life," in Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities?

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Dr. Manette, who has been held prisoner for the past eighteen years, is finally released. His long imprisonment has left him only a shadow of himself, however, and he has little memory of his past. It is he who is "recalled to life"--in both the sense of his physical release into freedom and in the sense of his psychological healing, which will take place through the loving care of his daughter Lucie.

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