Charles Darnay in Tale of Two Cities: Character Analysis & Overview


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In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Darnay looks very much like:

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1. Charles Darnay wins the heart of _____ in A Tale of Two Cities.

2. In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Darnay seems to be 'just a regular nice guy,' until he courageously:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In Charles Dickens' novel A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Darnay plays a central role in the fictional tale, and this quiz/worksheet duo will help test your understanding of the character's actions in the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Darnay's eventual bride
  • Event that caused a change in Charles Darnay's personality
  • Exact quality both Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton share
  • Physical appearance of Charles Darnay

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the similarities between Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton
  • Information recall - access what you've learned to identify the catalyst for Darnay's actions

Additional Learning

To learn more about this fictional character, review the corresponding lesson on Charles Darnay in A Tale of Two Cities: Character Analysis & Overview. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand Charles Darnay's background in A Tale of Two Cities
  • Recognize the similarity and differences between Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton's character
  • Identify Darnay's daring decision and his wife's role in it
  • Know the personal risks taken by both Darnay and Carton