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A Tale of Two Cities By CHARLES DICKENS Published by THE NEW AMERICAN INC Published in the year 1960 354 PAGES Guillermo Chiu Social Studies Period G Summary of Novel A Tale of Two Cities is written by Charles Dickens and it takes place in France and England during the troubled times of the French Revolution The character travels to both country but most of the story happens in Paris France The hot spot of the French revolutionists mostly takes place in a wine shop in Paris because the wine shop owner is Ernest Defarge and his wife Madame Defarge are the key leaders and officials of the revolution The action in the book takes place in many parts of Paris such as the Bastille Tellsons Bank the home of the Manettes and largely in the streets of Paris This places help introduce many characters into the story One of the main characters Madame Theresa Defarge is a major antagonist who seeks revenge She is a very tense and unforgiving woman who seeks revenge on the Evermonde family Through out the story she weaves shrouds for the intended victims of the revolution Charles Darnay one of who Mrs Defarge is seeking revenge is constantly being put on the stand and wants no part of his own lineage He is languid protagonist and has a tendency to get arrested and must be bailed out several times during the story Dr Alexander Manette a veteran prisoner of the Bastille and moderate protagonist cannot escape the memory of being held and sometimes fall back to cobbling shoes he plays a very significant part in the story His daughter Lucie Manette a positive protagonist is loved by many and marries Charles Darnay She is a quiet emotional person and discriminating protagonist in the story One who never forgot the love of Lucie was Sydney Carton who starts off as a frustrated immature alcoholic but in the end he
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