Tale Of Two Cities Critical Analysis

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The book A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is basically about a time period where there was a large divide between the rich and poor. There still is one today but in the story you can notice it much more. And it seems as if the rich people have no concern for the not so rich citizens. And in the beginning you can see that the citizens are unhappy with the actions the other people are doing. And in my personal opinion I think that the openings quote “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 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…” Is talking about the different ways people saw that specific time. Maybe some people saw it as a good time period while others weren’t so fond of it. I think the purpose of this story is to show the goodness in certain people. How you can see one person and think something but then again that person can surprise you and turn out different than you first assumed. The story takes place in France to begin with and the time period is before the French Revolution and also during it as well. This was a very bad time period for the people of France. During a regular day a wine barrow was dropped and spilled all over the streets the citizens ran to the streets and drank it off the floor. It seemed sad to me that they would react in

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