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Title: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Pacman928 on February 14, 2007, 01:41:44 PM
i dont undestand it that well.  too much filler.  can anyone help me?
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Rosella on February 14, 2007, 03:18:58 PM
I didn't understand it either. Try SparkNotes. XP
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Yonkey on February 14, 2007, 03:35:16 PM
I've never read that book. :-\
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: tessspoon on February 14, 2007, 03:43:02 PM
I read it, but all I remember is how much I didn't like reading it. :-\
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Rosella on February 14, 2007, 04:44:40 PM
I just read it last semester and I'm in the same boat as Tess. :P

Mme. Defarge is driven by revenge, Sidney Carton is awesome, and Darnay is French. XP
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Pacman928 on February 14, 2007, 10:01:45 PM
well, im just though the first book.  no spoilers please!! :P
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Oldbushie on February 21, 2007, 09:17:37 AM
Good luck! :P

And don't you mean the first chapter? XD
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Rosella on February 27, 2007, 02:10:23 PM
Nah, A Tale of Two Cities is split into 3 books, which all have multiple chapters. :P
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: awesomeasapossum on February 27, 2007, 04:21:40 PM
Here's a quick summary:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The End.
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: tessspoon on February 27, 2007, 05:05:51 PM
Here's a quick summary:
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The End.
XD
I much prefer that version.
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Pacman928 on February 27, 2007, 06:46:05 PM
tell me about it. *sigh*  dickens was paid by the word.  so he wrote many many words.  most were short.
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: awesomeasapossum on March 06, 2007, 05:35:51 AM
Like a, and, an, I, he, she, it the, to, be, not, to, be?...oh wait...that's Shakespere (sp?).
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Rosella on March 06, 2007, 10:26:42 AM
I think he got bonuses for sentences longer than 100 words. :P
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Delling on March 06, 2007, 01:24:06 PM
nah, that was Melville  ::) (The man had so very little use for the period.)
Title: Re: A Tale of Two Cities
Post by: Pacman928 on March 06, 2007, 08:53:43 PM
1 dickens sentance=1/6-1/2 page