A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Dickens isn’t exactly placing this metaphor delicately into his readers’ hands. He’s shoving it down our throats. If you missed the part where he warns us that blood will soon spi...
Lucie is the "golden-haired doll" who charms just about everyone she meets with her beauty. She’s got yellow hair, as you’ve probably guessed. More interestingly, however, Dickens uses...
Monseigneur is a character. He’s also an allegory.Wait, how can a character be both a character and an allegory? Well, Dickens describes Monseigneur as a member of the aristocracy. It becomes...
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