Essays Tagged: "Fantine"

Jean Valjean's Redemtion in Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

henardiers.. (95)The child is Cossete, she was given away to the Thenadiers, a family that deceives Fantine, and uses her daughter for labor and money. Later in the novel, Jean Valjean meets a family ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

out. M. Madeleine goes under the cart and risks his life for this old man. M. Madeleine also saves Fantine from time in jail. Javert sentences her for defending herself from someone who taunts her be ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo

et la justice , durant s' échappant la loi, qui voulait lui poursuivre. Il a promis à Fantine qu'il va s'occuper de sa fille, Cossette. Jusqu'aux ses derniers jours de sa vie, il a jamai ... ;ve d'avoir une vie normale. Il avait un rêve de satisfaire la promesse qu'il a fait à Fantine de s'occuper de sa fille, Cossette. Les roturiers avaient un rêve de vivre une plus mi ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Short Summaries of "Les Miserables"

name to Monsieur Madeleine, has risen to becomeboth a factory owner and Mayor. One of his workers, Fantine, hasa secret illegitimate child. When the other women discover this,they demand her dismissa ... advances she hasrejected, throws her out.Desperate for money to pay for medicines for her daughter,Fantine sells her locket, her hair, and then joins the whores inselling herself. Utterly degraded by ...

(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.

and living in hiding once again. The only thing that he took into consideration was his promise to Fantine; to take care of her daughter, Cossette, after she died. At this point in the novel, Jean Va ... ovel, Jean Valjean has practically turned his entire life around. He is able to keep his promise to Fantine and save the innocent man's life by turning himself in and then escaping from jail. Towards ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Biography and Critical Analysis of Victor Hugo and his work "Les Miserables"

is employees, whom he does not know, is fired by the head mistress because of an illegitimate baby. Fantine, the former employee, goes from oneoccupation to another, finally becoming a prostitute. A m ... upation to another, finally becoming a prostitute. A minor incident takes place in the streets, and Fantine is arrested by Javert. Valjean forces Javert to release her and takes her into his own house ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Locke V. Hobbes.

owing proof of Hobbes' theory on humans is when Jean has been discovered by the Police inspector at Fantine's bedside and is trying to arrest him but Jean instead beats the Inspectors face into a bric ... and silver, Jean dedicates his life to helping others whenever he can. One example is when he gets Fantine out of jail and takes care of her and keeps his promise to raise her daughter, Cossette, and ...

(4 pages) 54 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

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

Les MisérablesBook 1: FantineChapters 1-4Characters:-Monsieur Myriel/Monseigneur Bienvenu: A widower become priest who is ... , Listolier, Fameuil, and Blacheville: Four students who play a terrible joke on their girlfriends.-Fantine, Zéphine, Dahlia, and Favourite: The girlfriends of the four students. Fantine is pre ... nt 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 is away.Main Ideas:-Je ...

(10 pages) 50 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Les Miserables": A Film Critique.

Bilk August; starring Nam Nalson 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 ...

(1 pages) 709 0 3.0 Dec/2005

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


Fantine Fantine is the first part in the novel Les Miserables and it is the part that gets y ... e it to Jean. After this Jean started walking and ended up in the town of Montreuil-sur-mer. Fantine is another character that is introduced in this Part. Fantine is a single mother who has one ... ter 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 money in ...

(2 pages) 1161 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Optimism And Pessimism In Les Miserables

n himself starts the story off as a pessimist but quickly becomes a very optimistic character, like Fantine. Many characters are hard to tell, such as Javert, who most likely thought he was optimistic ... ne around him, like Cossette. "The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved." (Fantine: Book Five - Chapter Four) Through the eyes of the reader, Javert looks like a bad man out t ...

(2 pages) 1116 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Les Miserables

Les Miserables you 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 Fan ...

(3 pages) 3493 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

t least eight “books”, further divided into a number of chapters. The first volume, ‘Fantine’, introduces convict, and main focus of the novel, Jean Valjean to us. Jean Valjean is ... Valjean becomes a morally upright and righteous person.The rest of this volume serves to introduce Fantine, a fallen woman to whom Valjean has promised to take her only daughter in his keeping, and g ...

(5 pages) 17 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Les miserables 2

title Les Miserables, meaning "the miserable 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 t ... been on the run from the authority most of his life, took Cosette into his own hands by request of Fantine before she died. Before he had Cosette in his custody, he had already change his name to Mon ...

(2 pages) 624 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Les Mis

ter and more loveable. 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 bett ... her a better life, even if just 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 tha ...

(6 pages) 542 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

"A Woman's Place"

world literature such as Les Miserables. In one part near the beginning of the novel, a woman named Fantine is introduced. She is a hardworking, stressed mother. Even so, among the first depictions of ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Les Miserables Essay Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

her.Cosette at the age of three falls victim to the corruption of the Thenardiers, when her mother, Fantine, is forced to leave her behind to find work enough to pay for her daughter's care. Cosette l ... ve the fulfilling and innocent childhood every child should get to experience. In a turn of events, Fantine grows gravely ill and asks Jean ValJean to bring her daughter to her. Due to fate, Fantine d ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers