Juxtaposition In A Tale Of Two Cities

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Larson uses juxtaposition in the description to contrast the works of Burnham 's architectural buildings and the start of Holmes criminal activities. He uses “bigger, taller, and richer” to show how the city was growing in technology, and how Burnham was constantly constructing taller buildings. As Chicago grew in size, Larson explains that it also “grew dirtier, darker, and more dangerous” because of the quick expansion that had a harsh impact on the city. He uses this to show how Holmes will take advantage of this rapid growth to begin his unlawful actions. The contrast between these two men and how they’ll have an effect on Chicago shows the good and evil sides of this

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