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a tale of two cities quizzes
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dickens describes England and France in 1775. how does he compare them?
both are ruled by kings who enjoy divine right and appear to believe the status quo is unimpeachable and everlasting
both kings are described as having large jaws. whats dickens implying about them?
they are full of empty talk, stupid, and out of touch w society
Why are the Dover mail drivers and passengers so apprehensive of each other?
they all fear robbery and murder
in ch 2, mr lorry receives a message that reads "what at dover for mam'selle" who's mam'selle?
how does dickens describe human beings?
we are a secret and mystery to each other
explain meaning of "recalled to life"
A man has been released after 18 years in prison
in ch 3, dickens discusses the night shadows mr. lorry "sees" whats suggested by this?
its foreshadow to negative consequences of mr. lorry message
identify Jarvis Lorry
hes a gentleman from Tellson bank
Why does Lucie faint upon hearing Mr. Lorry's story?
mr lorry story is a shock to her
dickens uses the broken cask of wine spilling in streets to foreshadow what future event v
whats significance of so many "Jacques" in Defarges wine shop
its a common name, or term, for members for revolution
who are seen peeping through a hole in the wall at dr. Manette
the 3 Jacques from wine shop
why does Defarge allow them to look in
the sight will feed the revolution
whats dr. Manette doing when mr. lorry and Lucie first see him
Describe Madame Defarge
tall, wears fur and jewelry and constantly knits
whats dr. manatees mental state in ch 4-6
his mind is focused on one thing to the exclusion of everything else
in housing dr. Manette, Madame Defarge keeps the door locked because
it provides him comfort for the past 18 years
identify one hundred and five, north tower
dr manettes prison cell number
its discovered that one of the lawyers, Sidney carton, very closely resembles
mr. carton invites someone out to dinner w him after the trial. whom does he invite
mr carton passes out at dinner because he has had too much wine. then he goes to work late into the morning hours w his law partner. who's the law partner?
carton works harder preparing for the court cases than his partner does
dr. manette has certain possessions close to his bed in his room. this are possessions that he kept during his long years in prison
in st. Antoine, the monseigneurs carriage has an accident near the fountain. what does the Monseigneurs carriage hit
after someone throws money into his carriage, the Monseigneur calls the people gathered around his carriage
one person sees a man under the carriage. who sees this man?
mender of roads
in ch 10 what does Charlas Darnay choose as a career
tutor of French literature and language
how does Charlas feel about Lucie Manette
he loves her completely
whats the condition of dr Manette at this time
he's fully recovered and energetic
in ch 11 what does Stryver confess to carton after a night of carousing
he intends to marry lucie
what advice does Stryver give to carton
ton find a respectable woman who owns property
how does carton react to Stryvers advice
carton finds him offensive
in ch 13 how does Sydney Carton feel when he visits the Manettes
despondent and morose
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