A Tale of Two Cities
In the fictitious novel Tale of Two Cities, the author, Charles
Dickens, lays out a brilliant plot. Charles Dickens was born in
England on February 7, 1812 near the south coast. His family moved to
London when he was ten years old and quickly went into debt. To help
support himself, Charles went to work at a blacking warehouse when he
was twelve. His father was soon imprisoned for debt and shortly
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characters. The ultimate sacrifice was made by Sydney
Carton. Because of his love for Lucie and his friendship with Darnay,
Carton is the example of one of the most important themes implied in
this book. Carton helps others, and does not think so much of himself.
Right before going to the guillotine, Carton sees a better world, a
world where he gave to others, not thinking
of himself. These themes help outline an interesting story.