Help with Questions to A tale of two cities: questions 16-20
16. How essential is the setting to the story? Could the story have taken place anywhere else? Why do you think the author chose to set the novel in France?
17. Do you think Dicken’s was trying to make a political point with this novel? If so, how successful was he at making his point? Do you think social justice was important to the author?
18. What is the role of women in the text? How are mothers represented? What about single/independent women?
19. What elements of this novel appear to diverge from the earlier works of Charles Dickens?
20.Would you recommend this novel to a friend?