The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne

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  • Jules Verne : Pioneer Of Science Fiction

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    Jules Verne: Pioneer of Science Fiction A pioneer of Science Fiction, French novelist, and short story writer known as Jules Verne. In his expansive and illustrated writings, Verne foresaw a number of scientific devices and theories that were more than a century ahead of his time. He wrote over 80 books and a few of the things he described were scientific developments, possibilities, and inventions. Some inventions he imagined were actually created later in his lifetime. For instance, Verne’s

  • Research Paper On Jules Verne

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    Fink-4 14 March 2017 Jules Verne Research Essay Jules Verne: the prodigy of Science Fiction “Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.” (Jules Verne). The genre of science fiction can be related to science in this way. Jules Verne was one of the most influential people to the genre of science fiction, and has been accredited with many things that deal with the genre. In Jules Verne’s early life,

  • Essay On Detective Fix

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    Detective Fix more than an annoying character All villains are antagonists, but not all antagonists are villains. In classic literature, the purpose of an evil character is to create a triumphant ending for the good one. In Jules Vern's, literature Around the World in Eighty Days, the antagonist characters possesses much more than simply being the villain in pursuance of the protagonist to impede their cliché happy ending. Detective Fix a tenacious and stubborn character presents much more than

  • Analysis Of Around The World In 80 Days

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    Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days has proven to be a literature classic over the years. This adventure novel tells the story of a man who, on a bet, decides to travel around the world in under 80 days. Unbeknownst to him, he is suspected to be the perpetrator of a robbery at a local bank and is closely followed by a detective. Although initially skeptically of its content as it is a relatively old book, I, as a reader, found myself quite enjoying the book as it continues to hold a similar

  • A Triumphant Ending For The Hero

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    All villains are antagonists but not all antagonists are villains, It has been established in classic literature that the purpose of a villain sis to create a triumphant ending for the hero. In Jules Vern 's, Around the world in Eight Days, the antagonist possesses much more than simply being the bad guy in pursuance of the protagonist to impede their cliché happy ending. Detective Fix, as tenacious and stubborn as he is, offers much more than an antagonist who is fated to meet his doom in the end

  • Fogg 's The Novel Around The World

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    after the fugitives” (Verne 43). This shows that despite British imperialism, many British lands were not civil, and Verne does not present them as such. Varshini is incorrect in saying that the British were a civilizing force in the world because they were unable to enforce their laws, and did little to civilize the areas the colonized.

  • Around the World in 80 Days

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    Type of Literary Work This sensational novel is an adventure novel consisting of an enterprising Englishman touring the globe. Woven within are historical facts, such as the British Empire and colonies around the globe, as well as historically accurate locations. Theme The theme of this breathtaking novel is one of daring and persistence. On the whim of a wager, Fogg is sent around the world in the impossible time span of eighty days. Throughout the work, Fogg's limitless persistence,

  • 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

  • Detective Fix Character Analysis

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    Detective Fix, the closest character to an antagonist from the novel “Around the World in Eighty Days” by Jules Verne might appear vexatious or irritable to many. However, this little man with very inquisitive and bright eyes has quite an important role to play in the novel. Delighted and earnest for the reward of 2,000 pounds, Mr. Fix sets on a venturesome trail after the wrong person. In spite of Fix’s deceit, determination and overconfidence reprising a significant position in the crux of the

  • Nineteen Thousand Leagues Under The Sea

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    Characters have a way of becoming real people with ideals, feelings, raw emotions and personality traits that anyone can connect with in their own unique way.  An adventure such as deep sea exploring is a chance few in the world get; being able to live it through Jules Verne’s book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, readers are able to escape from the world around them and dive deep into an underwater world of great proportions. Due to detailed accounts of mesmerizing and dangerous creatures