A Tale of Two Stratfords: Don’t Mess with The Madame
My name is Madame Defarge. Perhaps you have read about me? If anyone has a right to be upset about the abuses that the aristocracy heaps upon the commoners, it is I. After all, my sister was raped by the Marquis St. Evrémonde. My father died of grief. My brother was killed trying to avenge our sister’s honor. All in all, I didn’t have the happiest of childhoods. Everyone understands why I want to play a big part in the revolutionary attempts to overthrow the power of the aristocracy.
To wit, this explains the reason for my invitation from Jezebel to appear here and share my insights into a new story being written: “The Tale of Two Stratfords”. I’ve been following along all these years and I find great parallels in Stratford with my revolutionary cause to find justice for the wrongs committed by the Marquis. Jezebel admirably fought the battle against the evil mayors and rampant abuse of power. Now I want to help your cause against oppression and bring light and awareness to the atrocities and corruption.
The fight is just and revenge is sweet. I will share my insights and welcome yours.
– The Madame
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