What is the subject of Mr. Lorry's dream? A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
The dream and visions of Mr. Lorry in Chapter 3 of Great Expectations are very significant to the developing motif of duality. In the previous chapter, entitled "Night Shadows," Dickens rhetorically reflects that "every creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other." In every room of every house there is a secret enclosed. Now, in the latter part of this chapter, both the spiked hair messenger, Jerry Cruncher," and Mr. Lorry wonder who is "recalled to life."
In addition to the motif of duality, the theme of Redemption is introduced, a theme most significant. Jerry,...
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