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  1. Lady Gaga http:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXsZbkt0yqo /

  2. More historical terminology: Tumbrils of the Revolution Letres de cachet Law of the Suspects Carmagnole First American Continental Congress

  3. Legos Execution http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vny3AFcV4Qs

  4. Charles Dickens bio • Popular in his own time • Father sent to the debtors’ prison when Charles was 12 (for 3 years) • Dickens gained a fascination with prisons and the poor during this time • Born 1812-1870 www.victorianweb.org/authors/dickens/index.html • Born and raised in England • (dickens bio) • http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=charles+dickens+bio+%2b+youtube&FORM=HDRSC3&adlt=strict#view=detail&mid=39E94684991270ADEF6239E94684991270ADEF62

  5. Tale of Two Cities Setting: Paris, France London, England between 1775-1793

  6. Chapter 1 Parallel structure: England vs. Francesymbols • Woodsman: fate personified • Farmer: personifies death • Moveable framework: guillotine • “along the roads that lay before them” (3). Fate/foreshadow

  7. Jerry Cruncher (messenger) from London to Dover and back • Jarvis Lorry (passenger) going from London to Paris for business. Gets a message and sends back response.

  8. Major Characters Jarvis Lorry Charles Darnay 25 yrs old Known in France as Evremonde Left France to live in England Tutors languages • 60 yrs old • Bank clerk for Tellson’s Bank in London

  9. Major characters Miss Lucie Manette Dr. AlexandreManette Lucie’s father Prisoner in Bastille for 18 yrs • 17 yrs old • Daughter of Dr. Manette • Born in France • Lives in London

  10. Major Characters Monsieur Ernest Defarge Lives in Paris Madame Therese Defarge Wife of Monsieur Defarge Works into knitting the names of enemies of Revolution so they can be identified and executed Vindictive and full of revenge • Owner of wine-shop • Leader of revolution • Former servant to Dr. Manette • Rescues him and calls Mr. Lorry • Married to Madame Defarge

  11. Major Characters Sydney Carton Jerry Cruncher Porter and errand-man for Tellson’s Bank in London Grave-robber at night Comic relief • Assistant to Stryver • Drunk • Looks like Charles Darnay • Loves Lucie

  12. Minor Characters CJ Stryver Miss Pross Nurse to Lucie Manette Sister of Solomon Pross (AKA John Barsad) Caricature of English servants • Attorney in London • Ambitious • Wants to marry Lucie Manette

  13. Marquis St. Evremonde The Elder and his wife The twin brother of the Marquis St. Evremonde, referred to as “the Elder” (held the title of Marquis until his death) and his wife, who fears him. They are the parents of Charles Darnay. • The cruel uncle of Charles Darnay. Also called “The Younger.” he inherited the title at “The Elder’s” death • Assaulted Madame Defarge’s sister

  14. Minor Characters Solomon Pross Roger Cly English spy who testifies against Charles Darnay • English spy whotestifies against Charles Darnay • Miss Pross’ long-lost brother

  15. Minor characters Little Lucie • Daughter of Lucie Manette and Charles Darnay

  16. Monty Python http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mv25TQibN8g Tumbrils of the Revolution

  17. Motifs • Doubles • Shadows and darkness • Imprisonment • Parallelism • Mob mentality • Hope • Love • Loyalty • Spying

  18. Themes Revenge Value of Life • The ever-present possibility of resurrection and redemption • The necessity of sacrifice and suffering • The tendency toward violence and oppression in revolutionaries

  19. Style 3rdperson omniscient point of view Historical Novel First line one of the most famous in literature. Published 1859. • Dickens originally wrote the novel in weekly installments to be published in local paper. • Each chapter leaves the reader hanging, full of questions that can only be answered by next week’s installment.

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