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Resurrection of Characters in "A Tale of Two Cities"

Summary: In "A Tale of Two Cities" by Chales Dickens, the characters of Dr. Manette, Darnay, Foulon, and Carton undergo transformations by being redeemed from dire circumstances. For example, Darnay is nearly killed but has his life restored.
Resurrection

Resurrection is the revival of something old or long disused. In the book A Tale of Two Cities the theme resurrection was used throughout story. Dr. Manette, Darnay, Foulon, and Carton all had a sort of resurrection. Resurrection is a theme that occurs throughout the book through Dr. Manette`s revival mentally, Darnay's and Carton's revival for life, and Foulon's revival through his deceit.

Dr. Manette is renewed mentally at the beginning of A Tale of Two Cities. Dr. Manette had been imprisoned by the French government for 18 years and was released at the beginning of book one into the care of the Defarges. During his imprisonment Dr. Manette's health had deteriorated, and caused him to want to make shoes constantly. When Dr. Manette made shoes he did not pay attention to his surroundings, but instead just acted strange and...

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