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    Victor Hugo Foils

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    Victor Hugo’s works discuss many themes; forgiveness and compassion, justice, and the need for political change, among many others, and much of the time, adhering to these themes take precedence over obeying the law. Hugo was elected to the Parliament in 1848 as a conservative, yet when he started making progressive speeches, was forced to break with the conservatives. It was when Napoleon III came into power that Hugo stood up for his views, declaring Napoleon III a traitor to France, and was exiled

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    Description Victor Hugo describes a strong need for social reform, especially in the prison system, in France during the post Renaissance period (1815- mid 1800’s). Hugo, in symbolizing this theme, refers to a broad spectrum of historical events in France such as the Battle of Waterloo where Napoleon was defeated. In the beginning Jean Valjean, the protagonist of the novel, is a criminal on parole. The day he is released from prison he is wandering looking for a place to stay. No one will

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    Victor Hugo was a novelist, poet, and dramatist. He is one of the most important of French Romantic writers. His best-known works are The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserable. Victor Marie Hugo was born on February 26, 1802 in Besancon, France. Victor was the third child of Sophie Trébuche and Joseph-Léopold-Sigisbert Hugo. His father was a military officer who later served as a general under Napoleon. After the separation of his parents, he was raised and educated in Paris by his mother,

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    Victor Hugo and French Politics Victor Hugo grew up in the vast political landscape of post-Revolutionary France. Generally considered one of the greatest French writers in history, he wrote novels, poetry, short stories and plays throughout his life. His works heavily influenced the French Romantic movement, being some of the first works of poetry and novels that emerged in France. Hugo’s involvement in politics had some of the strongest influences on both his writing and his personal life; towards

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    Victor Hugo Victor Hugo is still known as one of the best writers in the French Romantic category (Barrère, Jean-Bertrand 1). He was born on February 26, 1802, in Besançon, France and his real name is Victor-Marie Hugo (“Victor Hugo” 1). Victor’s father Joseph-Lèopold-Sigisbert Hugo was a major in Napoleon’s army so when he was little Victor never really got to see his father because Joseph traveled a lot with the army and his parents got alienated away from another (Barrère, Jean-Bertrand 1)

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    Essay on The Tragic Story of Victor Hugo

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    Victor Hugo’s life was full of sad tragic events and political affairs. Hugo once said, “To die is nothing; but it is terrible not to live.” And living is exactly what Hugo accomplished. He wrote numerous stories and essays, lived a vivacious love life and had heated opinions about the government in France. In the end of it all though, Hugo was a great romantic author who still lives on today in his works of literature. Before Victor Hugo there was Joseph Lēopold-Sigsbert Hugo and Sophie Trēbuchet

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    “Les Miserables” The extract is take from the novel Les miserables written by victor hugo in the nineteenth century. This was the time when art and literature was influenced by Romanticism movement. In this novel hugo has condemned the unjust class based structure of the nineteenth century France. This movement has an emphasis on individual’s freedom of thoughts and emotions from social conventions. They are more concerned with imagination rather than reason. The situation in this passage is idealized

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    Les Misérables was written by Victor Hugo, who was born on February 26, 1802 and died May 22, 1885. He is a French poet, novelist, and dramatist, and most important French Romantic writers. His parents separated, due to different political views and Hugo’s father traveling from base to base. Victor Hugo adopted his mother’s royalist political views as a child. Although he graduated from a law faculty at Paris as a poor student, he knew he wanted to pursue a career in writing. In 1822, he married

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    around the horrific deeds of the Comprachicos during the 17th century. Written while in exile, Victor Hugo's work calls attention to the social injustices of the working class of the time and the opposing sides of human nature that still hold true today. The radically different sides of human nature exhibited in this novel compare moral goodness and inclinations towards evil found in humanity. Hugo begins his piece with preliminary chapters explaining key elements, people, and history involved

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    dramatist of the Romantic movement, Victor Marie Hugo is considered one of the greatest and most renowned French writers of all time, specifically for his innovative brand of Romanticism developed over the first decade of his career. Considering Hugo’s popularity amongst readers everywhere, it is not surprising that many sources can be found on Hugo and his works. Many of these sources focus specifically on Hugo’s most famous work: Les Misérables. Certainly, Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables was heavily

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