triumph Book 3, chapter 6 Hailey Brown
Characters • Darnay • Defarge • Madame Defarge • TheophileGabelle • Doctor Manette • Mr. Lorry • Lucie Manette
Summary • Darnay’s name is being called by the gaoler along with twenty three other prisoners on death row. • Darnay is at his trial and he sees Defarge and Madame Defarge in the front row, only looking at the jury. • He is accused of being an aristocrat and an emigrant. • He defends himself by saying he married a French woman(Lucie). • Also, by saying he had no purpose in being in France and that the only reson he came back, after leaving was to bear testimony to a citizen(TheophileGabelle). • Doctor Manette speaks for Darnay, causing the public to go onto Darnays side. • The jury is ready to vote. • Darnay is declared free. • As Darnay leaves, five of the other prisoners being tried say to Darnay, “ Long live the Republic.” • The crowd carried Darnay to Lucie. • Lucie, Darnay, and Mr. Lorry are all reunited..
Essential quote • “ He was happy in the return he had made her, he was recompensed for his suffering, he was proud of his strength. ‘You must not be weak, my darling,’ he remonstrated; ‘don’t tremble so. I have saved him.’” pg 297
Importance of title • The title Triumph, is a one word explanation of how Darnay triumphantly “defeated” the guillotine, with the help of others.
Literary devices • “…with a confused sea of red caps heaving about him, and casting up to sight from the stormy deep such wrecks of faces…” pg 296 Simile. • “…but a wild infection of the wildly shaken public mind.” pg 292 Simile.