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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities


by Charles Dickens

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  1. Dickens is known for his ability to create exaggerated, overblown characters, whose eccentricities are maximized for narrative effect. Develop an argument about why the exaggeration of that characters’ qualities is significant to the narrative.


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