Please answer 2 of the following questions using direct evidence from the text. You may choose to move beyond the questions and make connections to previous chapters as well as make predictions. What will happen in Book III? How do you think the novel will end? Think back to our discussion on Thursday.
BOOK 3, CHAPTER 1
1.What type of reception does Charles receive in France?
2.What is the “emigrant decree,” and how does it affect Charles?
3.What is Defarge’s reaction to Charles’s plea for help, and why does he act this way?
4.Who is this La Guillotine who has become the new darling of France?
5.What about Charles’s detention makes it worse than general imprisonment? Why do you think this is worse?
BOOK 3, CHAPTER 2
6.What horrible thing is located in the courtyard of Tellson’s in Paris? What makes it horrible?
7.Who are Mr. Lorry’s surprise guests, and what news do they bring him?
8.Why does the Doctor say he leads a “charmed life” in Paris?
9.What is the mob’s reaction to the Doctor’s plea for help?
BOOK 3, CHAPTER 3
10.Who is the messenger that comes to Mr. Lorry, and what is his message?
11.Why does Madame Defarge say she visits Lucie, and what is her true reason?
12.What does Lucie ask of Madame Defarge, and how does she respond?
BOOK 3, CHAPTER 4
13.What conditions does the Doctor find in the prison?
14.What has the eighteen years he spent in prison done for the Doctor?
15.What position did the Doctor achieve because of his status, and how does this position help Charles?
16.What is the new legal order in France at this time?