9 Study Guide review and discussion

Study Guide A Tale of Two Cities
81. 1880.
82. He teaches French.
83. Ironic b/c earlier in the book, Manette responded with his cell number as his name. ALSO it’s ironic
that Dr. Manette would not want to find out who Charles Darnay was.
84. B/c of the potential loss of Lucie. She is the metaphorical golden thread bringing him back to health.
It’s also a premonition of Darnay being related to the Marquis.
85. Charles has loved Lucie since the day he met her, and he doesn’t want to ruin the relationship
between father and daughter. He made Dr. Manette promise that he wouldn’t encourage Lucie to marry
86. Stryver hates that he is dependent on Carton, and he belittles Carton because he’s jealous of
Carton’s intelligence and genius.
87. Carton endures it because he hates himself so it’s like he deserves the abuse.
88. B/c Carton does everything while Stryver really does nothing; they do not have a beautiful
89. Stryver. It’s self-medication against his hatred of himself and abuse from Stryver.
90. Just to show that everyone finds Stryver repulsive, and it was very obvious that he would not be
marrying Lucie for her, but for himself. Plus, Lucie is not ever supposed to be unkind, so it would not be
right for her to reject him. She had to remain kind.
91. He went to Lorry to ask for approval. Lorry has a “guardian” type role towards the Manettes, so it
was like he was consulting him.
92. Carton is not the kind to be arrogant
93. His love for Lucie is pure and genuine. He promises Lucie that he can’t marry her because he would
be tainting her with his badness.
100. Roger Cly was the one being buried. He was executed for being a spy.
Period 6 Study Guide Review Questions:
89. He drinks to hide his feelings.
90. He was a rally close friend and therefore feels the need to protect her. She is also the actress that he
is in love with.
91. Stryver doesn’t respect Dr. Manette
94. The point of view is from a child.
95. Bildungsroman.
96. He isn’t an honest tradesman. He is fishing for dead bodies.
97. Jerry doesn’t want his son to go to funerals. He doesn’t want there to be any indication that the
crunchers enjoy funerals.
98. They thought that they were spies.
99. The mob is sympathetic at the funeral. Anything that isn’t at the right place is noticed. They are
dangerous, reckless, and impulsive.
100. He is talking about the spy.
101. Drinking and Gambling.
102. He takes us through a graveyard type of scene.
103. Honest tradesman, he can’t beat his wife enough for her to stop praying
104. He starts to pick up “fisherman”. There isn’t anything for breakfast.
105. Foreshadowing of potential violence of the mob.