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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities


by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Golden thread
Narrator Point of View
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Epigraph?
What’s Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis
Three Act Plot Analysis
Steaminess Rating
Brief Summary
Book the First: Recalled to Life
Chapter One – The Period

Volume I, Chapter Two – The Mail
Volume I, Chapter Three – The Night Shadows
Volume I, Chapter Four – The Preparation
Volume I, Chapter Five – The Wine-Shop
Volume I, Chapter Six – The Shoemaker
Book the Second: The Golden Thread
Volume II, Chapter One – Five Years Later

Volume II, Chapter Two – A Sight
Volume II, Chapter Three – A Disappointment
Volume II, Chapter Four – Congratulatory
Volume II, Chapter Five – The Jackal
Volume II, Chapter Six – Hundreds of People
Volume II, Chapter Seven – Monseigneur in Town
Volume II, Chapter Eight – Monseigneur in the Country
Volume II, Chapter Nine – The Gorgon’s Head
Volume II, Chapter Ten – Two Promises
Volume II, Chapter Eleven – A Companion Picture
Volume II, Chapter Twelve – The Fellow of Delicacy
Volume II, Chapter Thirteen – The Fellow of No Delicacy
Volume II, Chapter Fourteen – The Honest Tradesman
Volume II, Chapter Fifteen – Knitting
Volume II, Chapter Sixteen – Still Knitting
Volume II, Chapter Seventeen – One Night
Volume II, Chapter Eighteen – Nine Days
Volume II, Chapter Nineteen – An Opinion
Volume II, Chapter Twenty – A Plea
Volume II, Chapter Twenty-One – Echoing Footsteps
Volume II, Chapter Twenty-Two – The Sea Still Rises
Volume II, Chapter Twenty-Three – Fire Rises
Volume II, Chapter Twenty-Four – Drawn to the Lodestone Rock
Book the Third: The Track of a Storm
Volume III, Chapter One – In Secret

Volume III, Chapter Two – The Grindstone
Volume III, Chapter Three – The Shadow
Volume III, Chapter Four – Calm in a Storm
Volume III, Chapter Five – The Wood-Sawyer
Volume III, Chapter Six – Triumph
Volume III, Chapter Seven – A Knock at the Door
Volume III, Chapter Eight – A Hand at Cards
Volume III, Chapter Nine – The Game Made
Volume III, Chapter Ten – The Substance of the Shadow
Volume III, Chapter Eleven – Dusk
Volume III, Chapter Twelve – Darkness
Volume III, Chapter Thirteen – Fifty-two
Volume III, Chapter Fourteen – The Knitting Done
Volume III, Chapter Fifteen – The Footsteps Die Out for Ever
Sydney Carton
Sydney Carton Timeline
Charles Darnay
Charles Darnay Timeline
Lucie Manette
Lucie Manette Timeline
Doctor Manette
Doctor Manette Timeline
Madame Defarge
Madame Defarge Timeline
Ernest Defarge
Jarvis Lorry
Miss Pross
The Marquis St. Evrémonde
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Tools of Characterization
Family Quotes
Warfare Quotes
Loyalty Quotes
Suffering Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Justice and Judgment
Justice and Judgment Quotes
Politics Quotes
Morals and Ethics
Morals and Ethics Quotes
Life, Consciousness, and Existence
Life, Consciousness, and Existence Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times Flashcards
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times True or False
One Quiz, Two Tales
One Quiz, Two Tales Flashcards
One Quiz, Two Tales True or False
How Much For Three Cities?
How Much For Three Cities? Flashcards
How Much For Three Cities? True or False
The Marquis St. Evrémonde
Public Domain Full Text
Teaching A Tale of Two Cities
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Serial Publishing
Mapping A Tale of Two Cities
Mix and Match Plot Arrangements
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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