The Scarlet Pimpernel And The Tale Of Twow Cites.

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The Scarlet Pimpernel and The Tale of Two Cities have both differences and similarities. Both books are placed in the time era, the French Revolution; the writing styles they are written in are completely different. Yet, some parts are parallel in the idea. Area’s like characters and general plot lines. With the Different views of the French Revolution the reader’s feelings drastically change on what’s going on. The Tale of Two Cities is in favor of the republic whereas the Scarlet Pimpernel is in favor if the aristocrats. In both books the favored side is the side the protagonist is on. In both books the protagonist gets into trouble with the antagonist. Coincidently the antagonist and protagonist are on flipped sides for the other story. Baroness Emmuska Orczy writes lucid; she was writing for people to follow easily. In The Tale of Two Cities Dickens tends to write in an obscure way. Dickens was adding more words then needed because he was writing for a paper and was paid by word. This often led Dickens to go off on a tangent making him hard to follow. Every good book has inner conflict with its main characters. The inner conflicts are similar in a Tale of Two Cities and the Scarlet Pimpernel. Both contain conflict with romance, hate, and loyalty. The moods set in the books are completely opposite. The Tale of Two Cities is dark, gloomy, and depressing. The Scarlet Pimpernel is lighthearted, fun, and humorous. The Tale of Two Cities pulls the negative to attention while the Scarlet Pimpernel magnifies the positive in the situation. Both books have their moments of different emotions but they are fairly consistent. The Scarlet Pimpernel focuses on compassion, protection of the innocent, and secrecy. The Tale of Two Cities focuses on purifying, forgiveness, and redemption. The ultimate plots are close in the fact that The Scarlet Pimpernel was my
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