How to go going about discussing 'character' in a book?

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April 19, 2019 / By Ackerlea
Question: I have been given this essay assignment in which I have to discuss character in 'A tale of two cities'. I have to write 2500 words on it but have no idea where to even begin... what do they mean by 'discuss' and how would I go about structuring something like this or giving it a conclusion? any help would be greatly appreciated as I am truly having a bit of a panic attack at the moment! thanks!
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Spirit Spirit | 9 days ago
Talk about: - their relationship to the other characters (do they get on with so and so? how do they behave with bla bla?) - their motivations for what they did - Dickens' intention in creating the character - Parts of the character's personality. Are you talking about Sidney Carton? You should be able to write quite a lot on him.
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Spirit Originally Answered: What do you think of these names for a character in a book I'm writing?
I like Nyree and Serelle. You can always look into behindthename.com for name and definition ideas. I always like naming charactes from themes, like solar system: Juno, Starr, Rae, Terra...
Spirit Originally Answered: What do you think of these names for a character in a book I'm writing?
depend on the Character honestly.Having a cool name is cool but if it doesnt fit the character than it worthless. For example imagine if Luke Skywalker name was peter johnson.Its not the same.Luke Skywalker is a good name becuse it makes think of adventure and honestly it sound like a hero name.Or imagine in the LOTR the main Gandalf was name fuzzcuff .Not the same.there something a bit mystical about his name.A good name can really help or hurt a character

Primula Primula
You could discuss the character development of the main characters, and/or how their character traits and personality landed them in their situations. I've only seen the movie, so I can't really help you much with specifics, but if I'd gotten that assignment, that's what I would do.
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Mavreena Mavreena
I have divided my answer into two bits. 1, How to write the essay. 2, Resources for the book, “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens. CRITICAL ANALYSIS The purpose for writing a critique is to evaluate somebody's work (a book, an essay, a movie, a painting...) in order to increase the reader's understanding of it. A critical analysis is subjective writing because it expresses the writer's opinion or evaluation of a text. Analysis means to break down and study the parts. Writing a critical paper requires two steps: critical reading and critical writing. http://users.utu.fi/bredelli/cda.html http://www.brocku.ca/english/jlye/criticalreading.html http://www.bcc.ctc.edu/writinglab/CriticalAnalysis.html ==================================== A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens. (1812-1870) Study Guides: http://www.bookrags.com/notes/ttc/ http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/twocities/ http://www.pinkmonkey.com/booknotes/barrons/taletwo.asp http://www.shmoop.com/intro/literature/charles-dickens/a-tale-of-two-cities.html
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Mavreena Originally Answered: If you were writing a book, what kind of profession would you give this character?
He actually works at the local Dry Cleaners. He works the Evening shift. He devotes the rest of his time to his theorems and postulates. He would work in a think tank, or military grade engineering job, but the rest of the world is just too dumb to understand just what he is capable of. He'd have to teach them to understand what he's talking about. BTW he is able to remove any stain from anything. And he never looses or harms any articles left with him. He has actually finished term papers and completed designs that people have left in their clothing when they dropped them off to be cleaned.
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