A Tale of Two Cities End of Book 2. Mr. Li ENGL 10wL Fall 2013. Ideas for the Project. Theme: Justice vs. Vengeance: The Assassination of the Marquis Evremonde. “Drive him fast to his tomb. This from Jacques” (Dickens 130). THEME: Justice vs. Vengeance.
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A Tale of Two CitiesEnd of Book 2
ENGL 10wL Fall 2013
“Drive him fast to his tomb.
This from Jacques”
Mob Violence and The Revolution
“The men were terrible, in the bloody-minded anger with which they looked from the windows, caught up what arms they had, and came pouring down into the streets”(Dickens 221).
“… one tall joker so besmirched… scrawled upon a wall with his finger dipped in muddy wine-lees –BLOOD” (Dickens 32).
Why is Lucie considered the Golden Thread?
“Ever busily winding, the golden thread that bound them all together, weaving the service of her happy influence through the tissue of all their lives, and making it predominate nowhere” (Dickens 208).
What does this say (imply) about Lucie?
What is our opinion (inference) about her? How does this connect to symbolism?
“Suddenly animated, she put her foot upon his neck, and with her cruel knife – long and ready – hewed off his head” (Dickens 217).
What does this say (imply) about Madame Defarge?
What is our opinion (inference) about her? How does this connect to theme?
“Our family… did a world of wrong, injuring every human creature who came between us, and our pleasure, what ever it was” (Dickens 125).
Charles Darnay is not a British Patriot, he is Charles Evremonde, nephew of The Marquis Evremonde.
Theme: Duality, double
Book 2, Chapter 21: Echoing Footsteps
Book 2, Chapter 22: The Sea Still Rises
Book 2, Chapter 23: The Fire Rises
Book 2, Chapter 24: Drawn to the Loadstone Rock
A Tale of Two Cities Student Project Video