Phileas Fogg

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  • A Short Story : Summary Of Phileas Fogg

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    Summary: Phileas Fogg is a rich man and keeps his word. He also is very precise about everything, making him OCD. No one knows how Phileas is rich nor do they know any of his family. On October 2, he fired James Forster because James gave Phileas shaving water at 84 degrees instead of 86 degrees. After Phileas fired James he got a new servant by the name of Jean Passepartout. Jean was a Frenchman and had many jobs before being Phileas’s servant. Some jobs he had was being an, “itinerant singer”

  • Research Paper On Jules Verne

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    This story is about a guy named Phileas Fogg, and his servant Passepartout. In this book, they make many perilous journeys together. “A procession of Brahmins is coming this way”(Around the World in 80 Days 56). This was an indian attack that they encountered. They go on a trip together to try to make it around the world in eighty days. Phileas Fogg is a very precise and accurate person and thinks he can do this with his servant, Passepartout

  • Phileas Fogg: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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    Phileas Fogg, a British man who undoubtedly suffered from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, always had to be right. He fired his former manservant because when he brought him his shaving water, it wasn’t the correct temperature. Phileas Fogg belonged to the Reform Club, a members-only Gentlemen’s club. Phileas Fogg had the need, or urge, to be as precise as possible: Phileas Fogg, having shut the door of his house at half-past eleven, and having put his right foot before his left five hundred and

  • Fogg 's The Novel Around The World

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    . I disagree because Fogg has several encounters with natives in British colonies that are far from civil. For example, while in India, Fogg stumbles upon a village in which a ritual sacrifice of a widow is taking place, despite sacrifice being illegal under the British crown. When Fogg and his party are seen by the villagers, “they hastened into the forest, followed by the soldiers, who fired a volley after the fugitives” (Verne 43). This shows that despite British imperialism, many British lands

  • Analysis Of Book ' Around The World '

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    Days Author: Jules Verne Protagonist: The protagonist is Phileas Fogg, a tall, well built English gentleman about forty years old with light brown hair and a beard. He lives a quiet life of regularity in London. Being independently wealthy, he spends most of his day in the Reform Club reading, taking his meals, and playing whist. Having lived a life of travel and adventure some years earlier, he is a man of honor and integrity. Mr. Fogg is also considered an eccentric and enigmatic person with a

  • Jules Verne : Pioneer Of Science Fiction

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    He starts in London, England and travels through Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, Hong Kong, Yokohama, San Francisco, New York, and finally Liverpool. Fogg arrives back in London but believes he is too late so he apologizes to Aouda for bringing her with him, and believes he now has to live in poverty and cannot support her. Aouda confesses that she loves him and asks him to marry her. The following

  • Analysis Of Around The World In 80 Days

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    the story of Phileas Fogg, a somewhat peculiar, yet intelligent, man. The wealthy eccentric shows extreme stubbornness, motivation, and determination to prove his resolve which results in a fully eventful novel. He is joined by Jean Passepartout, his newly hired, yet loyal, French servant who quickly joins him on his adventure. They are closely pursued by Inspector Fix, the Scotland Yard detective leading the hunt for the criminal involved in a recent bank robbery. Set in 1872, Phileas Fogg’s escapade

  • Joshamee Gibbs Archetypes Essay

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    What do Joshamee Gibbs (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl/Terry Rossio) and Phileas Fogg (Around the World in 80 Days/Jules Verne) have in common? Well, from a distance they have nothing in common. Joshamee Gibbs is a pirate found in a blockbuster film. Passepartout is a french valet, from a book written in the 1800s. But, as the reader dives into the characters and their behaviors, a pattern or archetype can be seen. Archetypes are universal in every story and narrative. For

  • A Triumphant Ending For The Hero

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    complement to valor. Without his efforts, the account of journey is predictable, depriving the readers of suspense and anticipation towards the story’s conclusion. His endeavor throughout the narrative was to arrest the famed robber who he believes is Fogg. Although being a part of journey, he showed the complexity of his disposition. A reader must overlook all the misdeeds and maliciousness Fix had performed in order to observe him beyond the image classic literature portrays antagonist, Verne develops

  • Essay On Detective Fix

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    However, without his efforts, the account of the journey would be predictable, depriving the readers of suspense and anticipation towards the end of the story. His endeavor throughout the narrative was to arrest the famed bank robber who he believes is Fogg. His in the entire journey proves the complexity of his disposition. To understand Detective Fix’s role, the reader must overlook his malicious intents and misdeeds to observe him beyond the image of an antagonist in classic literature. Detective Fix