Chapter Titles Exploration

Archetypes Quick Write


The titles of Chapters 11 and 12 suggest the coming of night or darkness—“Dusk” and “Darkness.” The image of the sun going down pairs with the idea of the sun coming up—as one day ends, another begins.

As you may remember from the opening chapters of the novel, Dickens has given us a number of images of death and rebirth. In these chapters, Lucie faints, and Carton says, “Don’t recall her to herself.”

Listen as your teacher defines the term archetype , then complete a Quick Write about the following.

  • How do Carton’s words intentionally echo the code that Jerry delivers?

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