Final Impressions

Darnay's Letters Discussion

Work Time

Rejoin the whole class and discuss the following.

  • Charles Dickens could have left out these letters entirely. What do you think the letters add to your understanding of Darnay?
  • Why does Darnay have to be drugged?
  • Decide together the extent to which you think Darnay is heroic. Support your opinions with evidence from the novel.