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Real Change is not a Myth

My favorite literary character of all time is Sydney Carton from Charles Dickens classic A Tale of Two Cities. Sydney is the archetypal “Ne’er do well” who resurrects his abysmal life just in time to save the day by sacrificing himself for the woman he loves. 370 more words


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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