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Tale of Two Cities Political Satire

Summary: Essay discusses the political satire used in "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.
Symbols of authority have been challenged every day by the people who are subjects to them. Specifically the government and it's systems are whipping-boys for just about evryone at one time or another. In A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens symbolizes the strife that the English and French faced. The penal code and the banking system were main targets of Dickens' satire, as Dickens tears apart these two systems in their societies. In the year of our lord, seventeen hundred and eighty, Tellson's bank and the law were heavily disputed in a corrupt atmosphere which lead to a revolution.

Tellson's bank is the only bank mentioned in "A Tale Of Two Cities", so it could be assumed that it is the only bank in England. This is hardly the friendly neighborhood bank though. The employees care solely about themselves and the bank. The...

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