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A revolution is a situation where both sides feel they are right but can a person in a neutral position decide who is right and who is wrong In many cases no That is the problem presented in Charles Dickenss A Tale of Two Cities In his novel he shows us a revolution where no one is right no one is even being rational Revolutionaries like Madame Defarge are killing innocent people to get revenge and aristocrats like the Marquis St Evremonde are using their power to hurt the less fortunate By the end of the revolution and the novel Dickens clearly expresses that there is no one idea or opinion that is right The only way to be humane is to recognize the negative aspects and the inhumanity of both sides Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton had that point of view and are saved because of it The first characters to show very irrational and inhumane actions were the revolutionaries during the French Revolution A large cask of wine had been dropped and broken in the street36 The cask broke in the streets of a poverty stricken town where the people were poor and looking for a way to end their suffering The people rushed to the wine and began scooping it up with their hands These ravenous actions are not inhumane but show the intense poverty of the people of the country of France The breaking of the cask is also a metaphor for the beginning of the revolution Dickens shows the reader the passion for blood and revenge that burned within these people He shows the reader once again of their intense anger when a man scrawled upon a wall with his finger dipped in muddy wine-lees -BLOOD The blood on the streets would happen again The revolution was coming and all would be affected by the bloody engagements Of all of the revolutionary characters it is easy to say that Madame
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