Symbolism & Direction

More Symbols

Work Time

While the knitting may be the most significant symbol in Chapter 16, there are many other symbols there as well. Thinking about these symbols can help you think about Dickens’s understanding of the Revolutionaries in France. Join a small group as directed and do the following.

  • With your group, list other symbols you find in Chapter 16.
  • As you record each one, write down a quote from the text as evidence, and jot down your ideas about interpretation of the symbol.

Open Notebook

Share the symbols and meanings that you have discovered with the rest of the class.