A Tale of Two Cities

book 2 chapter 8

why is it significant that the marquis is steeped in crimson by the setting sun?

why is the marquis upset by what the road mender has said?

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The color of crimson is important because it symbolizes the blood of the people who have been murdered.

The Marquis is upset because when he asks the man what he's been staring at...... the man says he was looking at someone holding the carriage bottom.