Please help with homework A Tale of Two Cities Book 3 Ch 8: A Hand at Cards
Ch 8: A Hand at Cards
6. Why is Miss Pross shocked to meet John Barsad?
7. What does it mean that Barsad is now a “Sheep of the Prisons”?
8. Sydney Carton says, “[T]his is a desperate time, when desperate games are played for desperate stakes.” How does he play a “game” with Barsad? What does Carton threaten to do if Barsad doesn’t help him (what is the “ace” in Carton’s “hand at cards”)?
9. What does Jerry Cruncher reveal here that helps Carton threaten Barsad?