Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work.
A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!
Something of the awfulness, even of Death itself, is referable to this.
No more can I turn the leaves of this dear book that I loved, and vainly hope in time to read it all. No more can I look into the depths of this unfathomable water, wherein, as momentary lights glanced into it, I have had glimpses of buried treasure and other things submerged.
It was appointed that the book should shut with a a spring, for ever and for ever, when I had read but a page. It was appointed that the water should be locked in an eternal frost, when the light was playing on its surface, and I stood in ignorance on the shore.
My friend is dead, my neighbour is dead, my love, the darling of my soul, is dead; it is the inexorable consolidation and perpetuation of the secret that was always in that individuality, and which I shall carry in mine to my life's end.
In any of the burial-places of this city through which I pass, is there a sleeper more inscrutable than its busy inhabitants are, in their innermost personality, to me, or than I am to them?With A Tale of Two Cities, Dickens asserts his belief in the possibility of resurrection and transformation, both on a personal level and on a societal level.
The narrative suggests that Sydney Carton’s death secures a new, peaceful life for Lucie Manette, Charles Darnay, and even Carton himself. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Resurrection: FREE A Tale Of Two Cities By Charles Dickens (JBS Classics - % Formatted, Illustrated).
Resurrection: FREE A Tale Of Two Cities By Charles Dickens (JBS Classics - % Formatted, Illustrated) - Reviews: A Tale of Two Cities study guide contains a biography of Charles Dickens, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
About A Tale of Two Cities. In A Tale of Two Cities, deep symbolism and complex themes are an integral part played by the book to capture the reader's attention and fill one with a sense of intrigue.
One of the most recognizable is the theme of resurrection. Throughout the novel, characters . Resurrection in A Tale of Two Cities In A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, many characters are given second chances as their lives are resurrected.
The central heroine woman, Lucy Manette, is responsible for the resurrections of Sydney Carton and Dr. Alexander Manette's lives. In ''A Tale of Two Cities,'' Charles Dickens gives us the resurrections of two characters, Dr.
Manette and Sydney Carton, and envisions the resurrection of an entire city, Paris, out of the.