Mood Establishment In Scenes

The Wine Shop


The Wine Shop seems to have become a place for secrets: secret codes, secret meetings, secret plans for Revolution. In a Quick Write, respond to the following.

  • Imagine you are a Jacques. Write a short conversation you might have at the wine shop with another Jacques or Monsieur Defarge.
  • What would likely be your subject matter? How would you choose to express those thoughts?
  • Feel free to use techniques from the novel itself as models of the manner of speaking you see happening at the wine shop.