The Question and Answer section for A Tale of Two Cities is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I think that class struggle and extreme inequality were the driving forces behind the unspeakable violence of the French revolution. Such a disparity within a society is fertile ground for violent insurrection and misery.
Sydney Carton imagines that he could be a good man free of vices like drink. Lucie tries to assure him that this is possible. Carton, however, believes being happy is a dream. At the end of the novel, Carton has similar dreams/visions before he is...
I would side with reform. The violence within the politics and socio-economic stratification is represents the illness of their system.