Presentation on theme: "Sydney Carton A Tale of Two Cities"— Presentation transcript:
1Sydney Carton A Tale of Two Cities Character AnalysisSydney CartonA Tale of Two CitiesSources:Oxford ReferenceMerriam-Webster“5 Types of Anti-Heroes” by Liz Bureman, thewritepractice.comLitWeb: The Norton Introduction to Literary Studyspace
2Learning Objectives Character Analysis: Sydney Carton Character Anchor ChartsAnalyze moral dilemmas of characters. ( b.5.b)Analyze internal and external character development. ( b.5.b)Character Analysis: Sydney CartonComplex yet believable characters. ( b.5.b)Relate traditional characters to modern characters. ( b.2.b)Socratic SeminarReading Comprehension ( b.5)Listening and speaking skills ( b.24,25)
3Character Sketch – Sydney Carton Sources of ConflictLove for Lucie ManetteAddiction to alcoholLack of ambitionResolutionMakes peace with himselfGives up alcoholBold, ambition plan
4Sydney Carton How should we categorize Sydney Carton? Anti-hero: a main character who does not have the usual qualities of a hero.Characteristics:Fundamentally goodMorally ambiguousDoesn’t care as much about collateral damageCharacter development often involves conquering his own fears and coming to terms with himself.