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  1. 1. Chapters 23&24
  2. 2. Journal <ul><li>Have you ever had an old friend ask you a big favor, like the situation Darnay is in right now? Write about it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The countryside is dead and withered, and the Monseigneur and other nobles had brought it to that state. </li></ul><ul><li>The mender of roads, who is very hungry, sees a shaggy man coming down the road. They identify each other as revolutionaries and begin to talk. They join hands twice. </li></ul><ul><li>The mender of roads tries to check this man for weapons while he is asleep, but cannot see under his arms. </li></ul><ul><li>The mender of roads finishes his work, and wakes the shaggy man. </li></ul><ul><li>At night, everyone in the town is looking at the chateau, and Monsieur Gabelle is wondering what they are looking at. </li></ul><ul><li>Suddenly, the chateau bursts into flames. A rider rides into town, looking for aid, but no one will help. Even the prison guards say “It must burn” </li></ul><ul><li>The surrounding forest begins to burn as well, and parts of the fountain melt. </li></ul><ul><li>The people then want Gabelle to answer to them, but he locks himself in his house. </li></ul><ul><li>He thinks that if someone were to break down the door, he would leap from his balcony to kill some of them below. However, he eventually decides he would not commit suicide </li></ul>Chapter 23 Notes
  4. 4. Chapter 23 Discussion Questions <ul><li>What is the symbol of the revolutionaries? </li></ul><ul><li>2. What happens at the Marquis villa? What is this an example of? </li></ul>Joining hands The Marquis’ villa is burned down, this is an example of the reckless behavior of the revolutionaries.
  5. 5. Chapter 23 Vocab Arednt Conducive Degradation Irresolute Scantily Supplication Passionate helpful The act of degrading Not resolute Barley sufficient Humble prayer
  6. 6. Chapter 24 Notes <ul><li>It is August 1792, and little Lucie is nine </li></ul><ul><li>The revolution is now in full swing, under its own flag </li></ul><ul><li>The Monseigneur (satan worshipper) has fled from france. </li></ul><ul><li>The courts and royalty have been overtaken </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of nobles have fled to Tellson’s bank, including the Monseigneur </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Lorry plans to go to Paris, France </li></ul><ul><li>Darnay advises against this, because he says Paris is a crazy city </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Lorry wants to leave for Paris that night, and will take Jerry Crucnher with him as a bodyguard </li></ul><ul><li>The Monseigneur overhears this conversation and is unhappy with how lightly the revoultion is spoken of in England </li></ul><ul><li>A letter is given to Mr. Lorry. Darnay sees that it is adressed to him, using his real name, and labeled very urgent. </li></ul><ul><li>Darnay recounts the marriage morning, and how he and the doctor promised to keep his real name secret from everyone, unless they both agreed to release it. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chapter 24 Notes, Contiuned <ul><li>Mr. Lorry says that he has asked everyone there, and no one knows who it is adressed to. </li></ul><ul><li>The Monseigneur sees the letter, and with two others, tell Mr, Lorry and Stryver who the letter is adresed to. </li></ul><ul><li>They tell the story of Darnay relinquishing his properties and rights as a Marquis and how much of a scoundrel he was. </li></ul><ul><li>Darnay tries to defend this man (himself), but Stryver will have none of it. </li></ul><ul><li>Darnay tells Mr. Lorry that he can take the letter to the person it was addressed to, and tells Mr. Lorry he will meet him before he goes to Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>Darnay reads the letter. It is a plea from Monsieur Gabelle to help him get out of prison, where he is held by the people. </li></ul><ul><li>Darnay thinks to himself about what to do, and eventually decides to go to Paris to help Gabelle </li></ul><ul><li>Darnay decides this must be kept secret from everyone, and when he meets with Mr. Lorry, he simply tells him the letter has been delivered. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Chapter 24 Discussion Questions <ul><li>In the year 1792, where was the headquarters of the Monseigneur in Paris? </li></ul><ul><li>2. Why is Mr. Lorry going to France? What is his mission? </li></ul><ul><li>3. What is Gabelle’s urgent plea? </li></ul><ul><li>4. What is Charles decision? Why does he decide on this course of action? What does this say about his character? </li></ul>Tellson’s Bank Mr. Lorry is going on a business trip. He is going to retrieve some papers from the Tellsons bank in Paris He needs Darnay to help get him out of prison Charles decides to go to Paris. He does this because he feels that what he did was dishonorable, and he wishes to make up for it. This shows that honor and such are important to him, and he has a very strong character.
  9. 9. Chapter 24 Vocab 1. Descried 2. Dregs 3. Provincial 4. Superciliously 5. Swarthy To espy A small remnant, a small quantity dark Pertaining to a certain province Haughtily or disdainful