Essays Tagged: "Victor Hugo"

Jean Valjean's Redemtion in Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

Les MiserablesLes MiserablesSet in 19th century France, Victor Hugo's historical novel, Les Miserables, portrays the protagonist, Jean Valjean, in his strug ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

La France et l'Europe

s arguments de nature sociologique et philosophique, inspirees a la fois de penseurs du passe comme Victor Hugo et Paul Valery, ainsi que du present en se referent a Gilles Lipovetsky.Le 19eme siecle ... ui ne mourra pas. En 1949 lors du Congres de Paix , le grand ecrivain, poete et 'pere de la France' Victor Hugo va marquer l'ouverture d'une nouvelle vague d'optimisme pour son pays.Selon Victor Hugo, ...

(8 pages) 34 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays

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

Victor Hugo's characters in Les Miserables reform throughout the novel. The theme of "reform" can be ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo

re not solved; so long as ignorance and misery remain on earth, books like this cannot be useless."-Victor HugoCorruption, evils of society, injustice, and the battle against oppression are problems t ... ng the Revolution and that continue to exist in today's society. The novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo tells its readers a story of a corrupted society where neither good nor evil can win. Th ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Hunchback of Notre Dame" by Victor Hugo.

In The Hunchback of Notre Dame movie, Victor Hugo shows how life was in the city of Paris. This story takes place in the late-fourteenth c ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Un homme sans passé peut-il être un homme libre ?

* " L'oeil était dans la tombe et regardait Caïn " : tel est selon Victor Hugo le symbole du remords. Et l'assassin qu'il " poursuit ", voué à la fuite e ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

An book report about les miserable in a political fashion.

Les MiserablesVictor Hugo was correct. Books like Les Miserables that reveal the corruption and evils of society w ... er 100 years after Les Miserables was written. Poverty still pollutes the cities of America. One of Victor Hugo's main reasons for writing Les Miserables was to help people recognize that not everyone ... like Jean Valjean that help the homeless and the poor. Characters like Jean Valjean and people like Victor Hugo truly do inspire others to be better and to help the unfortunate. ("Household Economic S ...

(9 pages) 38 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The European Union extended

eaceThe idea of a united Europe was once just a dream in the minds of philosophers and visionaries. Victor Hugo, for example, imagined a peaceful 'United States of Europe' inspired by humanistic ideal ... and steel. The aim, in the aftermath of the Second World War, was to secure peace between Europe's victorious and vanquished nations It brought them together as equals, cooperating within shared inst ...

(19 pages) 212 0 3.6 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

[Children Literature]The Transformation of Victor Hugo's Quasimodo, From Past to Present (with works cited)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame has taken on several forms since the publication of Victor Hugo's novel Notre Dame de Paris in 1831. Quasimodo, the name itself meaning "half-formed," i ... eyond the metal bells and gives him "real" friends, with whom he may converse and confide. Laverne, Victor, and Hugo are three stone gargoyles on the bell tower of the magnificent Cathedral, who come ... ral of Notre Dame. The character was altered from Pandro Berman's 1939 black and white rendition of Victor Hugo's Notre Dame de Paris to make Quasimodo a character with whom the audience could sympath ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is Romanticism ?

the actual.*The revival of medievalism in art, letters and life. (Heine)*Liberalism in literature. (Victor Hugo)*It is a more radical kind of expression; it seeks out the new, the curious and the adve ...

(3 pages) 201 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Latin Language & Literature

Victor Hugo penned a fantastic in the writing of his novel, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

Victor Hugo penned a fantastic, picturesque story of passion and the human spirit in The Hunchback o ... of destiny when she remarked that "'God has it all written down in His book'" (182). One aspect of Victor Hugo's work, his revelations of themes, philosophies, and morals through humorous characters, ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Les Miserables": A Film Critique.

"Les Miserables : The Legend Comes to Life"- based on the novel by the French writer Victor Hugo ; directed by Bilk August; starring Nam Nalson as Jean Valjean, Geoffrey Rush as Inspect ...

(1 pages) 550 0 3.0 Dec/2005

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

Review of "Da Vinci Code"

s in the Priory of Sion--a real secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci. They get tangled up in a race to uncover an ancient secret, and an ancien ...

(2 pages) 65 1 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The root of guilt in "Macbeth"

an idea than the seas from returning to a shore. In the case of the guilty, it is called remorse." Victor Hugo's examination of Jean Valjean's thoughts in "Les Misérables" applies to everybody ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2006

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

A comparison between the Italian and German Opera; Specifically using examples from Guiseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner

ce of this comparison demonstrates that Verdi and Wagner may allude to the same references, such as Victor Hugo, Shakespeare, and Byron, but the operas The Flying Dutchman (German opera) and that of N ... and the King of Kings.' After Nabucco, Verdi based his operas on more standard romantic sources by Victor Hugo, Shakespeare, and Lord Byron.Orchestrally, it is scored for strings, timpani, bass drum, ...

(10 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

title didn't quite appear to sit well together. You don't marry the king of novel Gothic gloom (Mr. Victor Hugo) with one of the world's most beloved (if not biggest) animation companies and expect th ... Out There". The partying frenzy he gets the audience into with "Topsy Turvy". The trio of gargoyles Victor, Hugo and Laverne (Murphy Brown's Charles Kimbrough, Seinfeld's Jason Alexander and Mary Wick ...

(5 pages) 807 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

Victor Hugo The Hunchback of Notre Dame Author: Victor Hugo was born on the 26th of February 1802 in ... to literature. He became leader of romanticism, for special because of hid drama "Hernani". Besides Victor Hugo got delegate of chamber of Paris where he stayed until his death. He died on 22nd of Mai ... s to marry him. Esmeralda, who arrives at the last moment keeps him from death.In the third chapter Victor Hugo also tells about Notre-Dame and Paris in the 15. Century, however unbridled he narrates ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Les Miserables

Putting Others Before One's Self In Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, one of the themes is how people placed in critical situations act upon ...

(4 pages) 1979 0 3.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Hunchback

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" By Victor Hugo Set during 15th Century Paris "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" gives you a descriptive tour ... very cruel world.The first part of the book is a little difficult to get through while the author, Victor Hugo, is describing medieval Paris and introducing you to the characters. But in the way Hugo ...

(2 pages) 373 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Les Miserables

mes Hugo wanted to build up in Les Miserables. Uses theme of forgiveness"¦"¦"¦.Victor Hugo's target was to write a historical novel. This is expressed through the way the novel is ... can easily identify the author's tone. Through the characters, Jean Valjean and Fantine you can see Victor Hugo's criticism of society.He blames society for the continuation of Fantine's dilemmas. For ...

(3 pages) 3118 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers