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Character Analysis Sydney Carton A Tale of Two Cities Sources: Oxford Reference Merriam-Webster “5 Types of Anti-Heroes” by Liz Bureman, thewritepractice.com LitWeb: The Norton Introduction to Literary Studyspace
Learning Objectives Character Anchor Charts o Analyze moral dilemmas of characters. ( b.5.b) o Analyze internal and external character development. ( b.5.b) Character Analysis: Sydney Carton o Complex yet believable characters. ( b.5.b) o Relate traditional characters to modern characters. ( b.2.b) Socratic Seminar o Reading Comprehension ( b.5) o Listening and speaking skills ( b.24,25)
Character Sketch – Sydney Carton Sources of Conflict o Love for Lucie Manette o Addiction to alcohol o Lack of ambition Resolution o Makes peace with himself o Gives up alcohol o Bold, ambition plan
Sydney Carton How should we categorize Sydney Carton? Anti-hero: a main character who does not have the usual qualities of a hero. Characteristics: o Fundamentally good o Morally ambiguous o Doesn’t care as much about collateral damage o Character development often involves conquering his own fears and coming to terms with himself.