If he had managed to keep a united upper-class the 1917 revolution might have been avoided. tags: ruler, regime, revolution. Labor riots and strikes broke outRead more
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Manette by the Evremonde brothers. Answering these questions, for me, it is clear that Dickens regards the French Revolution with some ambivalence. . In one case in particular, he seems to really despise their actions and speaks out against them through the rational voice of the narrator, "There were no fewer than five hundred people, and they were dancing like five thousand demons." (. His views are expressed most clearly when he shows how uncaring the aristocrats were to the plight of the common people. This fine line between oppressed and oppressor is perhaps best summed up in the following": Sow the same seed of rapacious license and oppression over again, and it will surely yield the same fruit according to its kind. While describing their wild dancing and singing and murder in the streets, he does not speak as if he holds them in high regard. Return to Home Page). "Dickens the French Revolutio.". It is prophetic in that later these same poor peasants whose hands are stained red with wine will have them stained red with the blood of the nobility, and the streets will run with the blood of a revolution as it does with the wine.
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