Charles Darnay And Sydney Carton Compare And Contrast

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Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton Compare and Contrast

People can look alike, yet be very different. One of the best examples from literature of people who look almost alike, but are very different are Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton from “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens. Although Sydney Carton looks nothing but a worthless person than Charles Darnay, as the book progresses, Carton seems to be changing.
Charles Darnay, Evremonde as we know him, is a rich leader of France. On the other hand, a lawyer, whose name is Sydney Carton, seems to not care about anyone but himself. However, when he met Lucie Manette, his life was changed a little bit and added her in his circle of ...view middle of the document...

He says that he “does not need to put up her to like her” (Dickens 144). He conjointly tells her that he would do something to make sure her happiness, even birth down his life for that of somebody she loves (Dickens 145). This statement is revisited at the top of the novel once Carton offers up his life so as to save lots of that of Charles to make sure Lucie’s happiness.
After Charles and Lucie had been married, Sydney Carton never gave up. He asked Darnay if he could come and visit him and his family every time he wants so that he could see Lucie and her family if they are okay.
When Lucie gave birth and named their first daughter “Little Lucie”, Little Lucie become closed to Sydney Carton. Carton enjoys hanging out with the family and felt worthy around Darnay’s family. Later in the 3rd Book, once Charles is tried once more then sentenced to death, Carton remembers his promise to Lucie. He realizes that he will most likely escape with shift places with Charles and nobody can notice due to their similar look. He...

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