Study Guide

A Tale of Two Cities Characters

By Charles Dickens

Sydney Carton

Sydney Carton’s a tough nut to crack. At twenty-five, he’s obviously brilliant: he...

Charles Darnay

Charles is the guy who’s got it all. Born a French nobleman, he decides to be the one...

Lucie Manette

Golden-haired, blue-eyed, and altogether divine, Lucie Manette looks like an angel. In fact, she...

Doctor Manette

In 1757, Doctor Alexandre Manette is a fine, upstanding doctor with a thriving practice and a...

Madame Defarge

Madame Defarge is one piece of work. If anyone has a right to be upset about the abuses that the...

Ernest Defarge

If we had to pick a "good" revolutionary, our money would be on Ernest Defarge. He’s...

Jarvis Lorry

We’ve got to admit, we love Mr. Lorry. He’s everything that’s stodgy and...

Miss Pross

Sporting wild red hair and a fierce countenance, Miss Pross seems ready to leap into battle for...

The Marquis St. Evrémonde

He was a man of about sixty, handsomely dressed, haughty in manner, and with a face like a fine...