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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

  • Analysis Of Les Miserables By Victor Hugo

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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

  • Extract In Les Miserables, By Victor Hugo

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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

  • Ursus In The Man Who Laughs By Victor Hugo

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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

  • What Is The Influence Of Hugo's Les Mis�rablesBy Victor Hugo?

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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

  • Music, By Victor Hugo

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    French Poet Victor Hugo once said, “music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” We already know the saying a picture is worth a thousand words, but music plays an important role in further expressing our feelings embedded in a picture. Music has the ability to convey the feelings one would like to express but is unable to do so through pictures and words. Our feelings often come from memories; American musician Stevie Wonder (2004) mentioned, “music,

  • Revenge In Victor Hugo And Dantes

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    consumes and their judgment becomes clouded with want. Revenge and misery are one in the same; both can drive a person to madness. Both misery and revenge can cause the other. Victor Hugo and Alexandre Dumas use several literary methods to drive their ideas into the minds of young readers. In Les Miserables, Victor Hugo uses many different biblical allusions relating to baptism. At one point in the novel, Jean Valjean emerges from sewage water as a new man having edified his faith in God. Similarly

  • Les Miserables In Victor Hugo

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    TITLE: The Life of Victor Hugo in his Novel “Les Miserables” INTRODUCTION: What are the personal experiences of Hugo in the French Revolution that inspired him to write Les Miserables? How do his beliefs affect his work Les Miserables? Do you also believe that good always triumph over evil? Victor Hugo was a keen poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist, pamphleteer, diarist, politician and moralist of French romance. In 1862 Hugo published his masterwork Les Miserables, which gained an international

  • The Imperial Gardens By Victor Hugo

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    "Ming" imply the wish that to govern the dynasty and politic bright and clear. It was originally called the Imperial Gardens and located in western suburbs of Beijing China. I will introduce this famous Chinese great art because it described by Victor Hugo as “dazzling cavern of human fantasy with the face of a temple and palace” (Jenkins, 2016) Throwback to the Qing Dynasty, during summer, emperor Qing moved to here to avoid the heat. This is the reason that emperor Qing named it "Summer Palace"

  • Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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    In his novel, Les Miserables, Victor Hugo identifies the principle social evils of French society through the actions and qualities of his characters. By depicting each of his characters’ struggles through destitute and oppressed measures, Hugo is able to identify the social errors of 19th century France. The fact that characters such as Valjean, Javert, Fantine, and Cosette, attempt to rise above poverty and redeem themselves indicate that such inequalities did, and still do, exist to this day.

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