A Tale of Two Cities - Book 3, Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Chapter 14 Summary

Madame Defarge has a secret meeting with accomplices. She is afraid that her husband will neither attack the Doctor nor his daughter. She is mostly concerned with Lucie and her daughter. She will use the testimony of the wood-sawyer to indicate that Lucie visited the prison with some plot in mind. Madame Defarge decides to visit Lucie to get her, in her anger and grieving, to speak against the Republic. Meanwhile, it is decided that Jerry and Miss Pross will leave separately from the Coach with Charles- in order to make the inspections faster. After Doctor, Lucy and Charles leave, Madame Defarge comes to see Lucie. Pross and Defarge have a deadly encounter and, after a vicious fight, Pross kills Defarge with some type of pistol. The sound of the pistol deafens her for life.

Book 3, Chapter 14 Analysis

Ironically, it is Madame Defarge, who generally...

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