Hey Arnold!: Oskar Memorizes "A Tale of Two Cities"
Language Arts → Literary Devices → Juxtaposition
Oskar tries to prove he can learn to read by memorizing the beginning of "A Tale of Two Cities." He brings attention not only to the beautiful juxtaposition of the prose but also the fact that he memorized the excerpt instead of learning how to read.
Public Discussion Questions
Why is the beginning of A Tale of Two Cities considered a juxtaposition?