A Tale of Two Cities - Book 3, Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Chapter 15 Summary

Six carts are headed towards the Guillotine. Barsad tries to quiet a hater of Evremonde- knowing, as he does- that it is Sydney who will die. Sydney has taken a seamstress under his protection, such as it is. He has held her hand on the way to her death. He now asks her to watch him as she goes to her execution. She is troubled that she cannot tell her sister. He comforts her- there is neither time nor trouble in the next world. They kiss and she is gone. He takes his place before the knife of the Guillotine.

Book 3, Chapter 15 Analysis

This phenomenal work ends with a bit of conjecture. If, Dickens says, if Sydney could have written his final words, he would have commented on the presence of his oppressors. He further would have commented on the future of the lives that...

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