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Many have grown fond of the tale involving the noble former French aristocrat who had virtually unmatched good fortune It is a story of a character in Charles Dickens novel A Tale of Two Cities A skeptic could easily see this as an unbelievable idealistic and overrated novel that is too far-fetched An unbiased reader however can see that this is a story of love and hate each making up the bare bones of the novel Thus must look closely to see Dickens biases attempts at persuasion and unbelievable plot-lines some of which are spawned from Dickens love and hate and some of which love and hate are used to develop The more lifeless of the characters we are supposed to like--the Manettes Darnay Lorry-- play their parts in the idyllic fashion Dickens and like-minded readers want a fashion made inflexible by circumstances and purposes The latter refers in large part to Dickens state of mind and objective His intrusive unusually editorial point of view with references to I and deviations from narration for monologue reveals the novels slavery to the teachings of his morals--or perhaps his own slavery to the morals of his time Therefore can Lucie be any different from the supportive wholly feminine wife and mother she is Not if Dickens is to stick to his obligation or perhaps obstinate purpose of moral teachings With that aside what is to be said of Dickens presentation of love and hate They both have one thing in common the characters representing each are unmistakable at a mile away The moment Lucie Manette is put before the readers eyes her tumbling blond locks her bright blue eyes her seventeen-year-old slight pretty figure and all he knows that not only will she not be a villainous unlikable character but she will be the epitome of the good beautiful woman One that Dickens thought every woman should be At this young womans introduction with Mr Lorry she
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