This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
John Barsad - This is the alias for a spy working for the English government, then the French government.
Sydney Carton - This dissipated English lawyer spends a great deal of his life drunk. He has a brilliant legal mind, but his alcoholism keeps him from becoming a success.
Jerry Cruncher - This character is the literal symbol of Dickens' theme of resurrection in the novel. He steals fresh corpses from graveyards and delivers them to medical schools so that students can study human anatomy.
Charles Darnay - This character is...
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