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ATOTC II test
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Explain why Fr. Woerter described revolutionary France as the best of times and the worst of times for the Dominican order (TOTC)
It was the best of times because the order was so popular and they were preaching and spreading the order throughout Belgium and France and it was the worst of times because the French government was confiscating the church for debts and imprisoning priests because of religion. The order quickly fell apart.
What country was Bishop Fenwick imprisoned in? Why was he ultimately released? (TOTC)
Belgium (occupied by France)- he was ultimately released because he proved that he was an American citizen
What is the start and end date of the French Revolution? (TOTC)
What is the birth year and death year of Charles Dickens? (TOTC)
When did Bishop Fenwick return to America? Where did he ultimately end up? (TOTC)
1804- in Kentucky he founded St. Rose school and started the order there
The peasants in St. Antoine are poor due to a drought. (TOTC)
Darnay is the brother of the Marquis the St. Evermonde (TOTC)
The spectators are sympathetic at Darnay's treason trial (TOTC)
Charles Darnay is acquitted because of Lucie Manette's testimony (TOTC)
Dr. Manette does not want to know Charles Darnay's true identity (TOTC)
The marquis favors granting the peasants more rights (TOTC)
Gaspard's child is killed by the king's carriage (TOTC)
The loadstone rock is the magnetic rock that dickens uses as an analogy for how Darnay is drawn back to France. (TOTC)
Jerry Cruncher is a grave robber (TOTC)
Darnay promises Dr. Nanette that he will not separate Lucie from her father should Darnay and Lucie marry AND that he will reveal his true identity to Dr. Manette the morning of his wedding day. (TOTC)
What is the main court of England where Darnay was tried for treason? (TOTC)
"Flopping" as used by Jerry Cruncher, is another word for... (TOTC)
What is the literary technique where an author uses humor or exaggeration to criticize people's stupidity or vices? (TOTC)
What is the title of Book the Second? What does it symbolize? TOTC)
The Golden Thread, Lucie
What does Dr. Manette return to the morning after Lucie and Darnay's wedding? (TOTC)
What is the literary technique that presents an indication of an upcoming event? (TOTC)
When carton declares to Lucie for h to remember that "there is a man who would give his life, to keep _______________ (four words) beside you," Dickens is using the literary technique of foreshadowing. (TOTC)
A life you love
On July 14, 1789, ______________ (four words) occurred which precipitated the French Revolution (TOTC)
The storming of Bastille
Book II opens in _______________ (country and year) and ends in ________ (country and year) (TOTC)
England 1780, France 1792
A man of business (TOTC)
Lucie's nanny (TOTC)
Keeper of the register (TOTC)
Earns a living as a tutor (TOTC)
Brother of number 21 (miss Pross) (TOTC)
Physician of Beauvais (TOTC)
Wine shop master (TOTC)
Identify the speaker of each quote and explain the significance. "It is extraordinary to me that you people cannot take better care of yourselves and your children. One or the other of you is for ever in the way. How do I know what injury you have done my horses?" (TOTC)
Marquis St. Evermonde, he had just driven over a child and killed him and does not care. He asks if his horses are okay.
Identify the speaker of each quote and explain the significance. "Give me your authority, like a dear good man. For his daughter's sake..." (TOTC)
Stryver, he's talking about Lucie to Darnay and Carton and saying he wants to marry her
Identify the speaker of each quote and explain the significance. "Oh father, I should so like to be a Resurrection-Man when I am quite frowned up!" (TOTC)
Jerry Cruncher's sin (little Jerry), he's saying he wants to be a grave digger just like his father was.
Identify the speaker of each quote and explain the significance. "She is going to marry the nephew of Monsieur the Marquis, for whine Gaspard was exalted to that height of so many feet" (TOTC)
Solomon Pross/John Barsad, he's telling the Defarges about how Lucie Manette will marry Darnay, who the Defarges are planning to kill.
Identify the speaker of each quote and explain the significance. "I would ask you to believe that he has a heart he very, very seldom reveals, and that there are deep wounds in it." (TOTC)
Lucie Manette, she is telling Darnay to be nice to Carton because he has no one else.
What or who does the "cloud of blue flies" symbolize in chapter 3, "A Disappointment?" Define the implication of this comparison. (TOTC)
The "cloud of blue flies" in ch. 3 symbolizes the mobs in the trial. They all want to see someone be found guilty/killed, so when he's going to be proven innocent, the mob starts buzzing like flies. Also, flies represent death and the flies were "swarming," just like the revolution is swarming and about to start.
Make one comparison and one contrast between the two characters Sydney Carton and Charles Darnay. (TOTC)
One comparison between Carton and Darnay is that they look exactly alike and they both love Lucie. One contrast between the two is that Carton is messier and less put together than Darnay. Carton drinks a lot and doesn't have friends so he changes, and Darnay doesn't have to change.
Identify the characters of the jackal and the lion and explain the relationship. (TOTC)
The jackal is Sydney Carton and the lion is Stryver because of the way their relationship works. Carton does most of the work during trials for Stryver and Stryver takes all the credit. The jackal is supposed to be a lesser animal (or character) than the lion, because he's meeker.
What reoccurring image, motif, is used to describe the people of France? Explain its symbolism and provide two specific examples. (TOTC)
A reoccurring motif is the hunger of the people, or just hunger. The people literally drink wine off the ground. This is symbolism for the revolution because the spilled wine represents the blood that will spill during the revolution. Another example of hunger is when the Marquis tells the people to eat grass so they capture him and stuff straw in his mouth. This represents the aristocrats' loss of power and the start of the revolution.
At the end of Book II, Dickens strategically brings five of the main characters back together for the start of Book III. Who are these characters? Where is the "new" setting? How do they arrive in the new setting together (only three of them are in a new setting)? And how will Dickens get the remaining two characters to join them?
The characters are Jerry Cruncher, Mr. Lorry, Charles Darnay, Gabelle, and John Barsad. The new setting is France, they are going to a prison to save Gabelle. Dickens will have the others join them in France because Barsad is a spy and Cruncher works at Telleson's with Lorry.
How are mobs describes through book II? Give specific examples and explain them.
How did the Jacobins get their name?
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