Moral Values Through Characters

Carton, Stryver, and Lorry


In these chapters, we get a closer look at three characters—Carton, Stryver, and Lorry. Before you dig into the chapters, in a Quick Write, record your impressions of these characters so far, then share your ideas with the rest of the class.

  • Which character among these three do you find yourself liking best?
  • What scenes or events support and influence your thinking?

Open Notebook

As you talk about the chapters, think about the ways that Dickens’s writing style contributes to your reaction.