Essays Tagged: "Cosette"

Les Miserablesy by Victor Hugo: Jean Valjean, An Angel in hell...

to right the real wrongs in his life. After saving Champmathieu, the first deed he does is to save Cosette from the Thenardiers, and in return, the deed provides him with something he has not known b ... d in return, the deed provides him with something he has not known before: love. The description of Cosette as he first finds her is terrible; the Thendardiers have nearly killed her. However, Jean Va ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Short Summaries of "Les Miserables"

isoner 24601.At the hospital, Valjean promises the dying Fantine to find andlook after her daughter Cosette. Javert arrives to arrest him, butValjean escapes.1823, MONTFERMEILCosette has been lodged f ... the little girl whom they use as askivvy while indulging their own daughter, Eponine. Valjean findsCosette fetching water in the dark. He pays the Thenardiers to lethim take Cosette away and takes he ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The theme of reform pertaining to the characters Jean Valjean and Javert in "Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo.

novel Valjean also has the opportunity to let Marius die and not have to worry about letting go of Cosette, yet he chooses to risk his own life for their happiness. He even carries Marius on his back ... of charity and compassion can actually be compared to those of Jesus. He also is able to let go of Cosette so that she is happy, and is able to forgive a man who made his entire life very difficult. ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo.

hree different people. The first influence on Jean was by the bishop. Another influence on Jean was Cosette. A third influence on Jean was Javert. These influences can all be related to influences in ... in my life with my grandfather are closely related to the way the bishop had influenced Jean's life.Cosette's influence on Jean is directly related to the influence that my mom has on me. Cosette infl ...

(5 pages) 41 1 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Character Analysis of Hugo's Javert, from Les Miserables

elf to be a doer of evil, and someone who has done evil is inherently evil. When Jean Valjean saved Cosette from the Thenardiers, he showed that he was capable of love and that he was no longer bitter ... a threat, because of his evil nature. Afterwards, Jean Valjean made it his life's purpose to raise Cosette and give all his money to the poor, to better their circumstances. When Thenardier intended ...

(5 pages) 32 1 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A book by book character analysis, main idea, and connection to history of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables.

ts. Fantine is pregnant with Tholomyes child so when Tholomyes leaves she feels terribly depressed.-Cosette: Daughter of Fantine-Thénardier's- The people who agree to care for Cosette Fantine i ... - Fantine has a child by Tholomyes so is very upset in secret about his leaving.-Fantine hands over Cosette to the Thénardier's.Connection: Victor Hugo criticizes the Catholic Church of France ...

(10 pages) 50 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Loyalty and Honor in Victor Hugo's Les Miserables

s himself in disgust for the old convict. Marius does this quite a bit in the story. He also judges Cosette upon first seeing her and completely disregards her until she comes back pretty. Marius and ... l never finds happiness or love, but he does. Marius wants so badly to believe that he will be with Cosette someday. Marius finds himself at a point where he loses almost all faith that he will ever m ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare and Contrast Jean Val Jean with Javert. An allegorical characters who represent mercy and law respectively.

y, with coarse black hair. Other characters are Marius, a young law student that falls in love with Cosette, and the bishop, a very kind, generous, selfless man.Both of them are relentless and kindnes ...

(1 pages) 3808 0 2.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

"Les Miserables": A Film Critique.

son as Jean Valjean, Geoffrey Rush as Inspector Javert, Uma Thurman as Fantine, and Claire Danes as Cosette; produced by Mandalay Entertainment Columbia Pictures.The story is about the main character ... the number one factoe that made the movie so much interesting.Without the love scenes of Marius and Cosette, the wars of the rebels, the movie might have been a very boring film. Marius' handsome face ...

(1 pages) 561 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Les Miserables

eet several times. Another character, Marius is a young republican seeking the love and marriage of Cosette, who happens to be Jean Valjean's adopted daughter. He is a bold and courageous young man. T ... the time that Marius is at the barricade, he is shot and badly wounded. Jean Valjean knows how much Cosette loves Marius, so Jean Valjean runs to Marius and rescues him. Hugo writes, "Jean Valjean, in ...

(4 pages) 1997 0 3.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fantine

er character that is introduced in this Part. Fantine is a single mother who has one daughter named Cosette. Fantine asks another family, the Thenardieners, to take care of Cosette for her and offers ... care of Cosette for her and offers money in exchange. The family accepts the offer but treats poor Cosette like a slave in their home and shows her no love.Fantine then continues her journey and ends ...

(2 pages) 972 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gavroche

much transcendence in the novel, the only thing that he was suppose to do was to tell Marius where Cosette lived.The novel continues and Gavroche reappears in the novel with a more important role in ...

(4 pages) 838 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Les Miserables

when he saves his taken-in daughter's lover's life. This is surprising because he feared of losing Cosette, his daughter to her lover. Lastly, courage is shown by Valjean when most others wouldn't ca ... t through this situation. If the point of view for the novel specifically came from Cosette, it would be more specific on her hardships and Miserables. In the novel, you would probably ...

(3 pages) 3134 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Les Miserables

hile Fontine is in Valjean's home, he makes a promise to her that he will take care of her daughter Cosette if she were to pass away. After Javert had already told the police about Valjean, he ... never committed a crime. After Valjean turned himself in he went to find Fontine's daughter Cosette because he had made a promise to care for her. Once he got her they went to Paris to stay aw ...

(2 pages) 1026 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on "Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo and whether or not it should be included on a summer reading list

true name and saving a poor man from the wheels of a false justice.The second volume, titled ‘Cosette’, is mainly concerned with Valjean escaping another sentence of jail to keep his promis ... n escaping another sentence of jail to keep his promise to the late Fantine. He takes her daughter, Cosette, from the charge of an evil and avaricious family and raises her as his own in a religious c ...

(5 pages) 17 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Illusion v. Reality in Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables"

eryone needs a helping hand some time or another (Fernie 6).Jean Valjean is emotionally attached to Cosette in the way of a father-daughter relationship. Valjean devotes his life to bringing up Cosett ... nging up Cosette. She becomes his focus, his purpose, his entire life; “When Valjean discovers Cosette is in love with Marius he becomes almost insanely jealous until he realizes Marius reciproca ...

(5 pages) 10 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Les miserables 2

le ones." For example, It started out with a woman named Fantine who lived to support her daughter, Cosette. Fantine became a prostitute, sold her hair and two front teeth to provide for her daughter. ... e a prostitute, sold her hair and two front teeth to provide for her daughter. She did anything for Cosette even if it meant giving her to someone else to be taken care of. She left Cosette in the han ...

(2 pages) 471 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Les Mis

A bond that can never be broken is that of a parent and their child. Fantine held so much love for Cosette that she was willing to let her go in order to give her a better life, even if just for a sh ... t for a short time. Still, like many misfortunes that befall people, Fantine was never again to see Cosette yet only die with her name lingering on her lips. Proving that promises never die, after esc ...

(6 pages) 383 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Les Miserables

efore selling her body, she had sold her hair and two front teeth in order to support her daughter, Cosette, whom she left at the Thénardier tavern. She first rejects Valjean's offer to help he ... om she left at the Thénardier tavern. She first rejects Valjean's offer to help her retrieve Cosette, spitting in his face because she thinks he was responsible for her being fired from his fac ...

(4 pages) 503 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Les Miserables Essay Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Honors English 10Les Miserables Essay: Cosette's Internal DriveThroughout literature, authors often design articulate relationships among t ... ch one's actions influence that of the others. In Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, a young child named Cosette drives the evolutionary plot of the story and takes part in the transformation of several ch ... and takes part in the transformation of several characters and their relationships with one another.Cosette at the age of three falls victim to the corruption of the Thenardiers, when her mother, Fant ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers