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A Tale of Two Cities Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, Chapter 1 Summary

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Book 3, Chapter 1 Summary

Charles' illusions about his status in the New France are rapidly shattered on his journey to Paris. The mood of the people is suspicious and angry. He is ultimately forced to pay for an escort, which begins to treat him like an emigrant-prisoner. He encounters many who claim that he will undoubtedly be tried and condemned. He is finally put in the custody of Monsieur Defarge through whose agency his put into the Prison of La Force. Defarge has no sympathy for him. The prison is gloomy and filthy. He begins to pace in his cell.

Book 3, Chapter 1 Analysis

The Defarges' story continues to be intertwined with the Darnays and the Manettes. It is clear now that Monsieur Defarge will do nothing special for Charles. He has no sympathy or interest in him. Charles, by now, is beginning to understand the Revolution, which wants nothing...

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