Essays Tagged: "Javert"

Jean Valjean's Redemtion in Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

it. In another occurrence, Jean Valjean is placed in a event which he can take the life of his foe, Javert. He shows that he is loyal to his word by not killing no man and he lets Javert go. Jan Valje ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Les Misérables" by Victor Hugo

squ'aux ses derniers jours de sa vie, il a jamais cassé sa promesse. Il y avait un policier, Javert, qui croyait en justice, mais à la fin, il s'est suicidé parce qu'il s'est all& ... taient. Les révolutionnaires avaient un rêve d'améliorer le destin des pauvres. Javert avait un rêve de finalement attraper Valjean et de lui faire punir. Éponine avai ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

heme of "reform" can be seen many times throughout the novel. Two main characters, Jean Valjean and Javert, both reform their lives in different ways.Jean Valjean began the story as an ex-convict who ... s on his back for four miles through a sewer. Jean Valjean also has the perfect opportunity to kill Javert, but in a Christ-like way he is able to forgive Javert and let him go. Because of the Bishop' ...

(4 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo.

nce 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 my life.The bishop's influence on Jean ... ghout my life. My mom's influences on me are similar to the influences that Cosette has had on Jean.Javert's influences on Jean can be related to the influences my dad has had on me. Javert has many d ...

(5 pages) 41 1 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The dues to a changed man.

Throughout his life Javert has lived by the law. Not thinking that people could change he was soon to realize that he hi ... y the law. Not thinking that people could change he was soon to realize that he himself was changed.Javert grew up with a prostitute as a mother and a father as a thief, and he saw all this and he rea ... was just a no good thief. He treated him like scum and didn't even recognize him as a human being. Javert shows this when Jean asks him if he could talk to him quietly and Javert replies "What is it ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

ally 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 when he hears her stor ... hild. Then begins ten years of hiding, moving from place to place, and always staying just ahead of Javert. Seven years are spent in a convent where Valjean works with the gardener and Cosette attends ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

Character Analysis of Hugo's JavertHugo's character Javert sees anyone who may have commit a crime as simple as the theft of a lo ... liminated, removed from the general population, and a devil that can be neither reformed nor tamed. Javert is the true rationalist. Like Medieval philosophers, he believes that people will naturally r ... es that people will naturally resort to evil, and that these people can never be saved or reformed. Javert is the true rationalist because he believes the law is the highest authority, sees Jean Valje ...

(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.

ilds a respectable life for himself but this fails when he defends Champmathieu and is sent to jail-Javert: The police inspector who arrests Fantine and works for Valjean. He believes in the law as a ... s.-Jean Valjean saves Monsieur Fauchelevent from under his cart and gives away his true identity to Javert.-Fantine gets a job at the jet work factory.-Fantine is fired after her boss learns she has a ...

(10 pages) 50 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Loyalty and Honor in Victor Hugo's Les Miserables

ever learn is to be loyal to himself and to the people around him. For example, in Les Miserables, Javert is loyal to himself and his duty as an officer throughout the entire story. But when he sudde ...

(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 is Jean Val Jean. He is a large man, very strong, but with a good heart. The minor characters are Javert, a police investigator, who is said to have a "bullet-shaped head". He is tall and sinewy, wi ... fe dedicated to God and to good.On the other hand, during a battle, Jean had an opportunity to kill Javert, but decided not to. Marius was seriously injured, so Jean took him away from the battle. The ...

(1 pages) 5215 0 2.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

"Les Miserables": A Film Critique.

tor Hugo ; directed by 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 Colu ... as too coward facing life in jail. He had always attempted to escape. The story ends when inspector Javert decided to set Jean Valjean free even it was unacceptable to the law. With this, Javert kille ...

(1 pages) 967 0 3.0 Dec/2005

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

Les Miserables

obation and running from the law. He becomes the mayor of M_ sur M_ and there encounters his enemy, Javert. Javert, a police inspector, is looking for Jean Valjean. Throughout the book, Javert and Jea ... heme in Les Miserables is that in threatening or desperate situations people (such as Jean Valjean, Javert and Marius) rely on their instincts in making the right choice, and putting others before the ...

(4 pages) 2416 0 3.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


ss and compassion to all those around him yet there is one person who doesn't trust him and that is Javert, a highly recognized police officer in the small town. Javert suspects that Monsieur Madelein ... is sick and was hoping to see her daughter upon his return. She was unfortunately disappointed when Javert opened his mouth and said that she wasn't there and thus she had no reason to try and stay al ...

(2 pages) 1443 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Optimism And Pessimism In Les Miserables

uickly becomes a very optimistic character, like Fantine. Many characters are hard to tell, such as Javert, who most likely thought he was optimistic by trying to clean up the country. Optimism and pe ... conviction that we are loved." (Fantine: Book Five - Chapter Four) Through the eyes of the reader, Javert looks like a bad man out to ruin the life of Jean Valjean. Really, Javert is a good law offic ...

(2 pages) 1859 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Les Miserables

e novel overall.A particular external conflict, which Valjean encountered was a police officer name Javert. Javert having known Valjean since the galleys was one whole disliked him very much. Valjean ... he galleys was one whole disliked him very much. Valjean had taken another identity in Montfermeil. Javert had become suspicious of this new face and this is when Valjean had acquired a closer enemy. ...

(3 pages) 4220 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Les Miserables

Les Miserables In the movie Les Miserables Javert's legalism is very different from Valjean's Christianity. Javert always goes bye the law and ... me. This completely changes his life. Valjean becomes the mayor of the city controlled by inspector Javert. Javert was a guard at the prison when Valjean was there. When the Valjean first came ... il all that time, made Valjean use to hard labor. This made him able to lift the cart. This is when Javert realized that he was Jean Valjean. Javert then went to the city police and told them what he ...

(2 pages) 1548 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

les misarables

d one of these diamonds, one of these truths, and held it in his hand! While he listened to Javert, Jean Valjean's first thought was "to go, to run, to denounce himself, to drag this Champmath ...

(4 pages) 926 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Les Mis

nough. Two of the strongest cases to support the need for the love of life must be those of Javert and Jean. Javert, seeing how much Jean loved being alive could not grasp why he had wasted hi ...

(6 pages) 772 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Les Miserables

espread reputation for his charity and devotion to the poor.Even though the local police inspector, Javert, is suspicious of him, Valjean intervenes in the arrest of a prostitute named Fantine. Before ... he depraved Thénardiers. They move to Paris and soon love each other as father and daughter. Javert, however, has refused to give up on his search for Valjean and eventually learns where he liv ...

(4 pages) 1052 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Les Miserables : Crime & Punishment

to helping others in need. But there's another side to this story. A police detective named Javert, who knows nothing but law and justice, mercilessly stalks Val jean over the next two decades ... ive is slowly enslaved by his thirst for retribution. Until the unthinkable happens: Val jean saves Javert's life, the prey shows grace to the predator, and the detective's world crumbles. His determi ...

(4 pages) 1897 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature