A Tale of Two Cities Essay | Student Essay

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Tale of Two Cities

Summary: About themes and how they relate to 1859 when Dickens wrote the book.

In 1859, several issues were facing the United States and Britain. The issue of slavery in the United States was a topic that tore the country in two. In Britain, the growing gap between the wealthy and the poor was increasing due to the Industrial Revolution. The novel, Tale of Two Cities serves as a message to both countries of what needs to be done in order to prevent the past from repeating itself. The parallels between the French Revolution and 1859 as well as the themes of resurrection, sacrifice, and violence create this warning.

Resurrection plays a big role in A Tale of Two Cities. Dr. Manette and Charles Darnay become "recalled to life"(1). Dr. Manette is wrongfully imprisoned for 18 years, over which his mental state diminishes. When Lucie finds him, his mental capacity can be compared to that of a child. Lucie takes her father in...

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