An old aristocrat tried to fake his own death. The aristocrat once said that if the poor were so hungry then they should eat grass. The revolutionaries find the old man, kill him, and fill his mouth with grass. They then leave his body to hang from a lamppost. This scene is important because it shows how the poor are finally getting their revenge.
Carton sacrifices his life
Kill Charles Darnay
Outside a wine shop a cask of wine falls and breaks into the street. Everyone in the area scrambles to get some of the wine. The peasants are drinking it off of the streets. This scene represents how desperate the peasants are. This also shows the sates of France at the time.
Madam Defarge trys to kill Lucie but finds Miss Pross Instead
I won't let that happen
I need to kill Lucie
One day the Marquis is speeding through the streets in his carriage and hits a little boy. The boy dies and the Marquis scolds the people for not looking out for their children. Then he says how the boy could've injured one of his horses. The Marquis throws the mourning father of the child a coin and leaves. This scene is important because it shows how badly the rich treat the poor.
Darnay asks Dr. Manette if he can marry Lucie
I want to marry your daughter
Only if she tells me she loves you
The day came when Darnay was suppose to be executed by the guillotine. Early Carton switched places with Darnay so Darnay would live and he would die. Carton believes that hes never done anything good with his life until now. This scene is important because it's how the book ends. It's also important because it makes Carton a hero.
At least I'm finally doing something good in my life
Madam Defarge wants Darnay dead and also his family. Madam Defarge goes to where Lucie is staying and plans on killing her. Madam Defarge doesn't know that the Mannette family has already left. When she gets to the house she meets Miss Pross and they struggle over the gun. Eventually the gun goes off and Madam Defarge is shot.
In this scene, Charles Darnay is asking Dr. Manette permission to marry Lucie. Dr. Manette says it's okay as long as Lucie loves him. Darnay also tells him that he has something important to tell him but Mannete tells him to tell him before the wedding. This scene is important because it foreshadows that Darnay is not really who he says he is. This scene is important to the story because it gives foreshadowing and gives character development to Darnay