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Madame Defarge- a Tale of Two Cities

Summary: It is quite clear that Mr. Woodcocks' evaluation of A Tale of Two Cities is proven to be very true, and Madame Defarge and Miss Pross in the end do symbolize the struggle between love and hate. In which love triumphs over hate.
George Woodcock says, "Madame Defarge is the ultimate personification of the revolution in A Tale of Two Cities, and she is a being whom the uncontrolled desire for revenge has turned into a monster of hatred and love." in the introduction to the Penguin edition of the novel. This is believed to be a very true statement.

Madame Defarge is a victim of the revolution, and she's the perfect example of what the effect the revolution had on the people. She has anger as well as hatred built up towards the Marquis family, because they had killed off almost every person in her family. The Marquis family was very powerful, and had lots of money so they had an advantage over the peasants, which was what Madame Defarge's family was. Madame Defarge has so much hatred toward the Marquis family, that she has...

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