Essays Tagged: "A Tale of Two Cities"

The Deadly Sin of Bearing False Witness - About the effects of prevaricating in the books A Tale of Two Cities and The Scarlet Letter

The ninth commandment tells man not to give false witness.(Exodus 20:16) Nathaniel Hawthorn and Charles Dickens in ... se witness.(Exodus 20:16) Nathaniel Hawthorn and Charles Dickens in their novels The Scarlet Letter and A Tale of Two Cities, respectively, both use punishment for deception as a recurring theme. Alth ... y, both use punishment for deception as a recurring theme. Although they do so to different degrees and in dissimilar manners, both authors agree that deception is a sin that requires punishment. ...

(5 pages) 70 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The character of Dr. Alexandre Manette in A Tale Of Two Cities

A Tale Of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)Dr. Alexandre ManetteDr. Alexandre Manette the great survivor ... (Charles Dickens)Dr. Alexandre ManetteDr. Alexandre Manette the great survivor of the Bastille and father to Lucie Manette.Dr.Manette is the most important character in the book. Throughout the book h ... mportant character in the book. Throughout the book he is the storiesbackbone. Few subplots ignore Manette.Dr. Manette loves his daughter. She is the world to him, without her he would still be acraze ...

(2 pages) 81 2 3.3 Jan/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

critical analysis of change in A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities When writing a book, most authors are writing about an issue they have.H ... When writing a book, most authors are writing about an issue they have.However, other themes become apparent through the course of the piece, eitherconsciously or subconsciously. One such theme is a r ... se of the piece, eitherconsciously or subconsciously. One such theme is a reversal of characters in A Tale ofTwo Cities. Individuals and groups of people change dramatically from the outset of thebook ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The court system, and it's capability to put innocent people into jail or to death as seen in the book A Tale of Two Cities

Useful for ideas, though you may want to rewrite some things and fix it to the A level A creative and well written ... and fix it to the A level A creative and well written essay. Use more examples from the book.There are many examples in the book A Tale of Two Cities of mistakes made by the legal system. The legal s ... s of mistakes made by the legal system. The legal system has the capability to punish innocent men, and to set free or even reward a guilty one. Though it usually makes a just decision, the legal syst ...

(2 pages) 66 1 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Analysis on Chapters 14 and 15 of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou's

Maya Angelou's I Know Why Caged Bird Sings illustrates how an innocent and naive girl growing up in t ... es how an innocent and naive girl growing up in the midst of the Great Depression overcomes life's many obstacles and becomes the powerful and influential woman she is today. Maya is a world renowned ... the powerful and influential woman she is today. Maya is a world renowned author, teacher, speaker, actress, and mother. Through this autobiographical piece, Maya's use of figurative language and allu ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is about Charles Dickens's 'A Tale Of Two cities.' It describes the subject of rebirth through the chraracter of Lucie Manette.

Resurrection Through Lucie ManetteThe theme of rebirth is common in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Many characters are ... rth is common in Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities. Many characters are re-born or resurrected as they grow emotionally. They find meaning in their lives and become better people through love. Th ... nd become better people through love. The love that makes this rebirth possible comes through the character of Lucie Manette. Lucie Manette, the female heroine of this book, is the source of the resur ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Charles Dickes

In the fictitious novel Tale of Two Cities, the author, CharlesDickens, lays out a brilliant plot. Charles Dickens was born i ... CharlesDickens, lays out a brilliant plot. Charles Dickens was born inEngland on February 7, 1812 near the south coast. His family moved toLondon when he was ten years old and quickly went into debt. ... mily moved toLondon when he was ten years old and quickly went into debt. To helpsupport himself, Charles went to work at a blacking warehouse when hewas twelve. His father was soon imprisoned for deb ...

(4 pages) 47 2 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chapter Seven of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.

In this chapter of Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, the tension that is building between the poor townspeople an ... townspeople and rich aristocrats is beginning to show itself. Monseigneur in Town, is filled with many ironies and significant events that are crucial to the eventual storming of the Bastille. The po ... ts that are crucial to the eventual storming of the Bastille. The point where the Marquis runs over and kills a small child with his carriage, Defarge and Madame Defarge standing up for the people, an ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The essay is on Charles Dickens' novel, "A Tale of Two Cities". It describes the theme, "People must retore into a new life by sacrificing, instead of follwing the path of hatred and murder."

Restored Into a New LifeThe ever so popular novel, The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, takes place in Franc ... e of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, takes place in France and England during the seventeen hundreds at the start of the French Revolution. While nobles are savoring the bountiful, rich life peasants r ... nch Revolution. While nobles are savoring the bountiful, rich life peasants roam the streets hungry and homeless. Some of the nobles' selfish and apathetic behaviors cause them to abuse their power to ...

(4 pages) 17 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Brief analysis of TALE OF TWO CITIES

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." This is one of the most splendid openings that I h ... times." This is one of the most splendid openings that I have ever seen. It has been quoted innumerable times, in other books, on television, in movies. It gives the reader entry into a book that hig ... vision, in movies. It gives the reader entry into a book that highlights the ultimate heights of human valor and dignity, juxtaposed with the ultimate depths of human evil. I have run across it everyw ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Black Beauty , report

THE NEW AMERICAN, INC. Published in the year 1960 354 PAGES Guillermo Chiu Social Studies Period / G Summary ... AGES Guillermo Chiu Social Studies Period / G Summary of Novel A Tale of Two Cities is written by Charles Dickens and it takes place in France and England during the troubled times of the French Revol ... es place in France and England during the troubled times of the French Revolution. The characters travels to both country but most of the story happens in Paris, France. The hot spot of the French rev ...

(6 pages) 58 1 2.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

For Better or For Worse?? (A Tale of Two Cities)

Why do some people think life is so bad when it could be worse? Charles Dickens uses the statement "It was the best of times, it was the ... Charles Dickens uses the statement "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incred ... hness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everythin ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Analysis: "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolish ... s the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness . . ."Dickens begins "A Tale of Two Cities" with this famous sentence. It describes the spirit of the era in which this no ... th this famous sentence. It describes the spirit of the era in which this novel takes place. This era is the latter part of the 1700s - a time when relations between Britain and France were strained, ...

(10 pages) 37 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Animal Instinct vs. Human Compassion.

The scientific theory of evolution states that humans evolved from apes, therefore we are all, or once were animals. While some religious ... efore we are all, or once were animals. While some religious people choose to ignore this notion, Charles Dickens embraces it in his literary masterpiece, "A Tale of Two Cities". During the French Rev ... s it in his literary masterpiece, "A Tale of Two Cities". During the French Revolution, inequality was rampant and became the basis of the continuous cycle of oppression. In Charles Dickens' "A Tale o ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

AP Book Report: "A Tale of Two Cities", by Charles Dickens.

AP Book Report.1. Title of Work: "A Tale of Two Cities."2. Author and date written: Charles Dickens; ... ties."2. Author and date written: Charles Dickens; written in 1859, London, Published in weekly serial form between April 20, 1859, and November 26, 18593. Country of author: London, England4. Charact ... untry of author: London, England4. Characters (label as major or minor) with brief descriptions of each; include at least two adjectives for each and brief commentary.Major Characters.- Charles Darnay ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Carton and Darnay- a compare and contrast essay

For many years, people across the world have been in admiration, fixation, and curiosity about the inquis ... ut the inquisitive novel, "A Tale of Two Cities", written by one of the most prestigious writers of all time, Charles Dickens. Individuals have questioned of Dr. Manette's struggle to overcome insanit ... ed of Dr. Manette's struggle to overcome insanity after recuperating from the troubles of prison, what the several motifs, such as "blood" written on the wall, means, and why Mr. Defarge goes to 105 N ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Book Report: "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens

Book EvaluationSetting: "A Tale of Two Cities" is written by Charles Dickens and it takes place in France a ... place in France and England beginning in 1775. It's told in third person until the end when Sydney Carton overtakes the narrator and talks in first person for the last few paragraphs of the novel.Prot ... arrator and talks in first person for the last few paragraphs of the novel.Protagonist: Charles Darnay is a young French aristocrat by birth but he chooses to live in England because he hates the Fren ...

(7 pages) 68 1 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens And Sydney Carton

The theme of a novel is an extremely integral part of the development of characters and plots. In A Tale of Two C ... pment of characters and plots. In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens intertwines the theme, plot and a pivotal character to create a complex story. Dickens uses specific characters and their action ... er to create a complex story. Dickens uses specific characters and their actions in the story to relate an overall theme for the entire novel. This is a useful tool in depicting the author's message t ...

(3 pages) 747 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book report on a tale of two c

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens List of main characters: - Dr. Alexandre Manette - Lucie Man ... y Charles Dickens List of main characters: - Dr. Alexandre Manette - Lucie Manette, daughter of Alexandre Manette - Charles Darney - Sydney Carton, an attorney - Monsieur Ernest Defarge, a wine shop o ... arney - Sydney Carton, an attorney - Monsieur Ernest Defarge, a wine shop owner - Madame Therese Defarge, wife of Mr. Defarge - Mr. Jarvis Lorry, banker My favorite scene in A Tale of Two Cities is on ...

(8 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chapter Titles in Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" and What they reveal about this novel

Ben Weissler3/16/08Block 5A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cites, is a very rich text. The characters ... s Dickens' novel, A Tale of Two Cites, is a very rich text. The characters, plot, and writing style are all complex and multifaceted. However, one of the least studied and important part of this novel ... tifaceted. However, one of the least studied and important part of this novel is the chapter titles and even the proposed novel titles. These titles reveal and expose more about the text, like symboli ...

(5 pages) 4962 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens