Familial Love And Love In A Tale Of Two Cities By Charles Dickens

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Imagine having children compare a murderer to the person he/she has murdered. The novel A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens contains a story centered around England and France before, during, and after the French Revolution. Between these two important cities, many major events happen:relationships shatter, and love appears. Two characters of the novel that possess both differences and similarities exist in Miss Pross, a maid, and Madame Defarge, a revolutionary. Both of these women care passionately about their families; while one holds herself with independence the other relies on codependency, and both kill to protect their morals. Dickens uses these women 's abilities and stories to show certain problems that still present themselves today. Even though these women kill in a fictional novel, the reasons, such as for standing up for their beliefs, still exist today. Familial love has a very strong and influential power. Passionate familial love can either take a turn for the better or for the worse. Madame Defarge creates a whirlwind of trouble and pain for all of the people she encounters. Throughout the novel, Madame Defarge acts cold and unfeeling; she wants to kill Charles Darnay because his cousins killed her family. Madame Defarge feels nothing, her heart contains only pure hatred ever since her family died. She strives to harm any person associated with her dark past, to hurt anyone that has hurt her, or even has the same bloodline as someone who hurt her.
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