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A Different Take on A Tale of Two Cities

Summary: The story runs like a damaged anthill pouring ants. I find Dickens swaying from Shakespeare to Poe a mystic and somewhat poetic slide. At Times very hard to follow. The story is amuck with characters being introduced at odd times. The characters although fictional gives a good account of the human suffering and the terror of the times. It is interesting to note Dickens continued interest with spiritual metaphors in this work following the same interest of spirituality shown in A Christmas Carole.
A TALE OF TWO CITIES

BY

CHARLES DICKENS

This work is actually a cryptic narrative on "Duality" the first few words of the book begin the

"Duality" theme. The year is 1775 and the French revolution is in its infancy. A battle between

the aristocracy and the peasants, and Doctor Manette and his "death"" And "resurrection"" are

somewhat a duality. Actually Manette spent 18 years in the Bastille going in and out of sanity.

After the mail-coach chapter, which seemed boring, we find ourselves in 1780^five years later.

Charles Darnay, a French aristocrat had renounced his true name, St. Evremonde, and moved to

England. Stands accused of treason against England. Sydney Carton a colleague of the lawyer

defending Darney, and also a rouge and a drunkard with a less than desirable reputation, steps

into the case and is able to acquit Darnay. Carton...

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