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by Charles Dickens

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In A Tale of Two Cities, comment on the character Miss Pross.

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From her first entrance, which startles Mr. Lorry exceedingly, Miss Pross establishes herself as a comic character but also a character that represents loyalty and and love to her "Ladybird", Lucie Manette, of course culminating in her terrific struggle with Madame Defarge towards the end of the novel.

In Chapter 4 of Book I, Miss Pross is described as the character who bursts in when Lucie faints upon hearing the news that her father is still alive:

A wild-looking woman, whom even in his agitation, Mr. Lorry observed to be all of a red colour, and to have red hair, and to be dressed in some extraordinary tight-fitting fashion, and to have on her head a most wonderful bonnet like a Grenadier wooden measure, and good measure too, or a great Stilton cheese, came running into the room...

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lucie and her father live in london apartment with her maid, Miss.Pross