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Name _______________________________ BOOK 2, CHAPTER 5 Period ____________________ 17. What is Carton’s job? 18. Describe his working routine. Include when, where, 9th Lit/Comp Honors – Rumfelt and how. 19. After reading this chapter, describe Sydney Carton’s A Tale of Two Cities life and tell how you think he feels about it. Give Book Two Study Guide Questions specific examples to support your response. As you read Book Two, answer these questions. Your BOOK 2, CHAPTER 6 answers should be in complete sentences and use 20. Where does Mr. Lorry go most Sundays? Why? quotations from the text when possible. 21. What kind of housekeeper is Lucie? Give specific Write your answers on your OWN paper. examples to support your response. Staple this sheet to your responses. 22. Describe Miss Pross as she appears on the surface and how she really is once you get to know her. 23. How does Miss Pross describe the Doctor’s mental BOOK 2, CHAPTER 1 condition? What does it take to soothe him? 1. Describe Tellson’s bank. What is the bank’s attitude 24. Who are the “hundreds of people” that visit the toward change? Use specific examples. Manette’s on Sundays? 2. How does Tellson’s treat the young men in its employ? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 7 3. What behavior of Mrs. Cruncher makes Mr. 25. What kinds of people associate themselves with the Cruncher angry? Why does this anger him? Monseigneur? What does this say about what it 4. What physical characteristic of his father’s does takes to get ahead in France at this time? young Jerry wonder about? Can you make a guess 26. Describe the “accident” that befalls the Monsieur the about it? Marquis in the streets of Paris. 27. What is the Marquis’s attitude toward this BOOK 2, CHAPTER 2 “accident”? 5. What does Mr. Cruncher think is “Barbarous”? Do BOOK 2, CHAPTER 8 you agree or disagree with him? Why? 28. What are the conditions in the Marquis’s home 6. What is the “old Bailey” and what is it famous for? village? 7. Who is being tried, and what is the charge against 29. What unusual sight did the roadmender see? What him? prediction can you make from this? 8. Who is present in the courtroom to act as witnesses 30. Who is the Marquis expecting? Can you guess the for the prosecution? identity of this person? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 3 BOOK 2, CHAPTER 9 9. Where did Mr. Lorry, Miss Manette, and Dr. 31. Of what does Darnay accuse his uncle? Manette first meet Charles Darnay? What was 32. What is the Marquis’s philosophy of keeping the Lucie’s opinion of him? common people under control? 10. What did the wigged gentleman who was looking at 33. What is Darnay’s opinion of his family’s behavior the ceiling point out to the counsel, Mr. Stryver, on and what does he plan to do about it? the piece of paper that he threw to him? 34. What happens to the Marquis, and what does the 11. What does Mr. Stryver say about Mr. Basard and note tell us? Mr. Cly? 12. What happens in the courtroom to prove that Mr. BOOK 2, CHAPTER 10 Carton is much more observant than his manner lets 35. A year after his uncle’s death, describe Charles on? Darnay’s professional and personal condition. 13. What personal service does Carton do for Charles 36. In proclaiming his love for Lucie, how does Charles Darnay? What do you think this hints at for the show consideration for Dr. Manette? future? 37. What are the two promises that the Doctor makes 14. What is the verdict? Charles? 38. What is the effect on the Doctor of making these BOOK 2, CHAPTER 4 promises? Why do you think they had this effect on 15. What do you think Carton’s and Darnay’s toast him? foreshadows? 16. What is Sydney Carton’s opinion of himself? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 11 39. What future plan does Stryver confess to Carton? 40. What does Stryver advise Carton to do? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 18 BOOK 2, CHAPTER 12 60. What does Charles Darnay tell the Doctor on the 41. Why does Stryver stop in to tell Mr. Lorry of his morning of his marriage to Lucie? plans? 61. What is the Doctor’s response to the combination of 42. What is Mr. Lorry’s reaction to Stryver’s news? this information and the giving of his daughter in marriage? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 13 62. What two things does Mr. Lorry do in reaction to 43. In his talk with Lucie, what is Carton’s opinion of the Doctor’s condition? himself? 44. What does Carton say he would do if Lucie should BOOK 2, CHAPTER 19 love him? 63. How does Mr. Lorry go about approaching the 45. What memory does Carton want to take with him? Doctor about his condition for the nine days 46. What promise does Carton make Lucie? Where do without upsetting him? you think this promise will lead him? 64. What is the Doctor’s opinion about the future of Mr. Lorry’s “hypothetical” man? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 14 65. What does the Doctor say is the one thing that 47. Whose funeral procession does the crowd attack? could bring on another relapse? What does he mean Why do they attack it? by this? 48. What is Jerry Cruncher’s reaction to the mob 66. What recommendation does Mr. Lorry make to the violence? Doctor, and how does he talk him into following it? 49. Describe Mr. Cruncher’s “fishing tackle.” What kind of “fish” do you think he is going for with this type of BOOK 2, CHAPTER 20 “tackle”? 67. What request does Carton make of Charles? 50. What name does young Jerry give to his father’s 68. 95. What does Lucie request of Charles? “trade,” and what is Mr. Cruncher’s response when young Jerry says he wants to be in that trade when BOOK 2, CHAPTER 21 he grows up? Do you see an irony in “resurrection 69. What is the significance of the “echoing footsteps”? man” and “recalled to life”? 70. What sad thing befell Charles and Lucie during this time period? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 15 71. What has happened to Carton and Stryver over the 51. What was the fate of the Marquis’s killer, and who years? reported that fate to Defarge? 72. What happened in Paris on July 14, 1789? 52. What is the sentence that Defarge and his 73. Where did Defarge demand to be taken first? Why? compatriots give after hearing the fate of the 74. How does Madame Defarge show her merciless Marquis’s killer? What are the future implications of strength? this sentence? 53. How are these sentences recorded so that they will BOOK 2, CHAPTER 22 be kept secret until the appropriate time? 75. Who is Madame Defarge’s lieutenant in leading the 54. Why does Defarge compliment his guest for women, and what does this “nickname” imply about cheering the king and queen? her? 76. Who was Old Foulon and what was his fate? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 16 77. What has begun? How do you know? 55. What information does Defarge get from Jacques on the police force? Where have you heard of this man BOOK 2, CHAPTER 23 before? 78. What is the symbol of the revolutionaries? 56. Why is Defarge depressed, and how does Madame 79. What happens at the Marquis’s villa? What is this Defarge comfort him? an example of? 57. What is the significance of Madame Defarge pinning a rose in her hair? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 24 58. What does the spy learn from the Defarges, and 80. In the year 1792, where was the headquarters for the what do they learn from him? Why does the spy’s “Monseigneur” in Paris? information disturb the Defarges? 81. Why is Mr. Lorry going to France? What is his mission? BOOK 2, CHAPTER 17 82. What is Gabelle’s urgent plea? 59. What are the Doctor’s feelings about Lucie’s 83. What is Charles’s decision? Why does he decide on impending marriage? this course of action? What does this say about his character?
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