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"A Tale of Two Cities" - An Analysis
Analysis of Charles Dickens' novel "A Tale of Two Cities."
# 131429 | 1,000 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Literature (English)


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This paper gives a literary and character analysis of Charles Dickens'" A Tale of Two Cities" which is described as one of the canonical works of the English literary tradition. The paper further describes the novel as portraying powerful historical events, although the immediate action focuses on a handful of characters whose lives intersect in various ways so as to forward Dickens' plot. Unfortunately, because of the intense nature of the events that were occurring in France and England at the time, the lives of the characters of " A Tale of Two Cities" fall somewhat flat.

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"Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities is one of the canonical works of the English literary tradition. It is an historical novel set in the years just prior to the French Revolution. While the events portrayed in the novel are powerful and historical, the immediate action focuses on a handful of characters whose lives intersect in various ways so as to forward Dickens' plot. Unfortunately, because of the intense nature of the events that were occurring in France and England at the time, the lives of the characters of A Tale of Two Cities fall somewhat flat. Dickens has reduced their natures to mere caricatures of the human experience that do..."

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