Short Questions and Answers of ‘Tale of Two Cities’ by Charles Dicken

What is the La Guillotine? What was its purpose?

La Guillotine is a machine with a razer lace with an axil and a wooden plank under it. It is used to behead by revolutionaries in the french revolution.

In witch year ‘A tale of two cities starts’? What is the name of first chapter of the novel?

The novel ” A Tale of Two Citiesstarted in 1775 and the name of the first chapter of the novel is “Recalled to Life“.

Who is Jerry Cruncher?

Jerry Cruncher is an odd-job man for Tellson’s Bank. He called himself a “Resurrection-Man,” because he digs up dead bodies and sells them to scientists.

What is the role of Sidney Carton?

Sidney Carton works with Stryver. He is in love with Lucie but Lucie love to Darney at the end of the novel he sacrifices for his beloved and take place of Darney whom resembled his appearance and beheaded.

Who is Miss Prose?

Miss Prose is the servant who raised Lucie. She is loyal to her mistress. Miss Prose is a comic character. She at the end of novel quarrel with Madam Defarge and Madam Defarge was killed by her own pistol shot.



Who is Jarvis Lorry?

Jarvis Lorry is the servant of Tellson’s Bank. He is honest, trustworthy, good and loyal person.

What is the role of Gaspard in ‘A tale of two cities’?

Gaspard is a peasant whose child was killed by the Marquis Evermond’s carriage and Gaspard killed Evermond after few days.

Write a short note on the character of Jerry Cruncher?

Jerry Cruncher is an odd-job man for Tellson’s Bank. He called himself a “Resurrection-Man,” because he digs up dead bodies and sells them to scientists.

Why is the Jerry Cruncher called the resurrection man?

Jerry Cruncher is called the resurrection man comically because he digs up dead bodies and sells them to scientists.

Who was ‘buried  alive for eighteen years’ in Bastille?

Dr Menette is the father of  Lucie and a physician. Doctor Manette past eighteen years as a prisoner in the darkness of Bastille. his prison symbolised as ‘buried alive for eighteen years’ in Bastille.



What is the symbolic meaning of the ‘ Golden Thread’?

Golden Thread” means here the link between Dr Menette and Lucie that Dr Menette cure his health due to the care and affaction of Lucie.

How was Madam Defarge killed?

Madam Defarge killed by her own pistol shot durring fight between Miss Prose and her.

Who is Madam Defarge?

Madam Defarge is a cruel and tireless revolutionary. She hatred and blood thirsty of the aristocracy and Evermond family. she was the wife of Monsieur Defarge. She was a villian in the novel.

Who is Lucie?

Lucie Manette is a young French woman who grew up in England. She was raised as a ward of Tellson’s Bank because her parents were assumed dead. She was the daughter of Dr Manette and heroin of the novel.

Who is Monsieur Defarge?

Monsieur Defarge is a wine shop owner and revolutionary in the Saint Antoine section of Paris. Monsieur Defarge was a servant of Doctor Manette before his imprisonment. He is a natural leader of revolusionaries.



Who is John Barsad?

John Barsad is a British spy. He is the brother of Miss Prose.

What were the conditions in France that led to the revolution?

The major conditions in France that led to the revolution are Struggle for authority, social hatred between aristocracy and the public, ineffective ruler Louis XVI, financial hardships, the rise of insight, dislike of royal tyranny, food inadequacy, and American influence etc.

What is Dickens’ attitude towards the French Revolution?

Dickens’ attitude towards the French revolution is that he favors the French Revolution with some contradiction. He support the revolutionary cause but condemns the way of Revolution is conducted. He criticizes the evil of the revolutionaries.

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