A Tale of Two Cities - Book 2, Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, Chapter 21 Summary

Life goes on in the Darnay's house, generally loving and tender, but sometimes sorrowful. At one point, one of Lucie's children dies, but it is the death of an angel. Sydney Carton comes over about six times a year. He befriends little Lucie and was known to the boy who died. Lorry comments on the bad business in Paris and how many of his French clients are trying to secure their property at Tellson's. It is during this time, that the Defarges are among the hundreds that storm the Bastille. Monsieur Defarge co-opts a cannon and becomes a connonier in the raging fight to take the dreaded fortress. He becomes the foremost guard of the Governor of the Bastille. Madame Defarge, meanwhile, leads the women. At one point, the Governor killed by the constant pummeling of stabs and blows, she cuts off his head with...

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