Tag Archives: Tale of Two Cities

Assigned Reading

  I’m reading the abridged version of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. Everyone keeps on saying what a good book it was and how it was their favorite assigned reading book in high school. So far, my worst books … Continue reading

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Reading

I’m over halfway done with A Tale of Two Cities and I can honestly say it isn’t as bad as I was expecting. There are way too many flowery adjectives and descriptions that allude to other things that I have to look up to … Continue reading

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Taking Notes

So I just read the first three chapters of A Tale of Two Cities and I have no idea what I read. I practically looked up fifty words and took dumbed-down summary notes (I cut out adjectives, replaced some words, abbreviated … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

In English class, we analyzed a lot of stuff without even reading the book. It was interesting. We talked about the title, what we thought it meant, why Dickens chose tale and not story and city but not country. Then we did the same … Continue reading

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Drabbles

In English class, we had to write a short story or exactly 100 words using a specific quote from A Tale of Two Cities. It was surprisingly hard. I did the standard who-what-where-when-why-how and the backbone was already over fifty. I … Continue reading

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