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Throughout A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, the effects of poverty and injustice on asociety are portrayed. The injustices Dickens shows throughout A Tale of Two Cities result in aninevitable war between the rich and poor among people. Injustice in the novel is shown throughthe ways the royalty and aristocracies live compared to the lives of the lower class. Theseinjustices led to a bloody indiscriminate revolution against anyone who was even suspected ofpossessing wealth.In A Tale of Two Cities, there is a large gap in between social classes. Royalty andaristocrats lead very expensive, excessive and lavish lives. This gap in class and the lack ofcare for peasants and other lower class people, caused hatred among the peasants towards theroyalty and aristocracy. At this time in France, the upper class is much higher than the lower, asshown in the wine scene. Difference in class is shown during book one chapter five, as a wine

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A Tale of Two Cities, Madame Defarge, Aristocracy

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