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    Thematic Analysis In Victor Hugo’s emotional excerpt‚ “Jean Valjean and the Bishop” from Les Miserables‚ he demonstrates the important effect that love and compassion can have on even the most hardened people. Set in nineteenth century France‚ the story is given a grim industrial tone that helps support the theme. Through the use of symbolism‚ strong character traits and well placed situational irony at the end of the story Hugo conveys the universal truth about life that love and compassion can

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    Victor Hugo‚ in Les Miserables‚ creates a Christ figure in the character of Jean Valjean. Jean Valjean is currently the mayor of a town after he runs away from his parole. His parole officer‚ Javert‚ is constantly on the lookout for him. One day‚ Valjean gets news that a man was captured and was going to appear before the judge because the man was framed as being Jean Valjean. Valjean is torn between letting the man take the punishment so that he could stay in his town and watch over his people

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    Jean Valjean‚ Stole a loaf of bread and was sentenced to 19 years in jail. The loaf of bread was for his neice who was starving. After being released‚ he could have continued to act like the criminal everyone thought he was. He was depressed and absolutely hated the system that allowed him to have such cruel punishment. Luckily he was saved by the Bishop of Digne who through Love and kindness‚ helped Valjean get back on his feet and create a better life for himself. Valjean went off and built a successful

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    Jean Valjean‚ a criminal‚ that will always be known as a criminal. Although he shouldn’t deserve that name for himself because in reality he was just a man who wasn’t self-centered. Jean Valjean‚ after being let out of prison‚ though he was free but in reality he just manages to get back into a world filled of hate for convicts. Even after he decided to through away that passport was he still feeling the obligation to give away? Was Valjean really free after encountering the Bishop and promising

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    Miserables‚ Jean Valjean is transformed many times throughout the story; he is reincarnated when being forced to face bad situations that occur and turn his life around. Despite his struggles‚ Valjean finds love and hope in a little girl named Cosette. Valjean changes himself so that he can provide a good life for Cosette. Cosette and Valjean learn to live together and support each other through their struggles despite the pain the Thenardiers have brought them. Although Jean Valjean and Cosette

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    The Ways Jean Valjean both Helps and Hinders Cosette in Les Miserables In the 19th century of France most of the children were poor orphans because parents could not provide for their children. Usually they would throw the boys on the streets but keep the girls because they could make profit off of them. However‚ some orphans like Cosette as portrayed in Les Miserables found someone who would love and care for them. Upon careful research this paper will show not only how Jean Valjean helped Cosette

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    Doug Simsarian Mrs. Stephenson Religion 3‚ Period 6 22 February 2015 Jean Valjean Jean Valjean begins the story as an ex-convict who violated the eighth commandment‚ thou shall not steal‚ when he was younger and is now seeking shelter. Luckily‚ a kind bishop takes him in and also saves him from imprisonment when he steals the silver. Stealing from a man that has help Valjean‚ shows that Valjean isn’t a thankful and grateful character at the beginning of his long development. After skipping over

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    1. Why was Jean Valjean in prison? 2. How long was his original sentence? How long was he actually in jail for‚ and why was his sentence extended? 3.What was his prisoner number? 4.How was he treated after he was released? 5. Where does he find refuge‚ and what happens there? 6. Where does Valjean first meet Fantine? 7. What happens to Fantine after she is dismissed from her job at the factory? 8. What happens when Valjean meets Fantine for the second time? 9. Javert

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    1. Jean Valjean a. Jean Valjean represents change‚ cleverness‚ innovation‚ and a toughened peasant (before being mayor) whom society rejected due to his criminal history. He represents change because he used the silver that he stole/was given to become an honest business owner and mayor. His cleverness and innovation allowed him to do this. He invented a new way to make many things‚ and started a factory that employed many poor people. He was rejected in the city of D_______ by the mayor and the

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    Anthro 121AC December 2013 Jeans and The Blue Denim In Japan‚ people have kimono‚ in China‚ they have cheongsam as a long dress with a high collar and slit skirt that traditionally worn by Chinese women‚ and in USA‚ people have jeans as their fashion identity. Fundamentally‚ jeans can be described as blue denim and it is very functional‚ durable‚ and mainstream in the public. Every facet of American society has worn jeans since 160 years ago. The story of jeans started by Levis Strauss‚ and

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