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A Family Man: The Hidden Side of Sydney Carton


 “Are you dying for him?” she whispered.

“And for his wife and child. Hush! Yes.”

Generations of readers have been fascinated by the mysterious figure at the heart of… 1,259 more words


A Tale of Two Substitutes

     In Charles Dickens’ novel, A Tale of Two Cities, there comes a point where one of the main characters, Charles Darnay, is arrested by the mob during the French Revolution and is sentenced to death. 351 more words


Finding Sydney

When he cared to talk, he talked well; but, the cloud of caring for nothing, which overshadowed him with such a fatal darkness, was very rarely pierced by the light within him.

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A Tale of Two Cities: a tale of two selves

I participate in a discussion group on depth psychology. Lately we’ve been talking about “the shadow,” those parts of ourselves—both negative and positive—that we’ve disowned because we don’t think we should or can have those traits. 860 more words

Myths & Archetypes In Film