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    Jean Valjean Redemption

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    transformed into a new person because of your trials and errors? Jean Valjean had to endure many tough struggles and challenges through his life. In the book Les Miserables, Victor Hugo demonstrates how Jean has to deal with suffering and overcomes many obstacles that stand in his way because of his past experiences and wrongdoings. However, as Valjean works through these circumstances his entire life and personality change. All of these hardships transformed him from being a criminal into a peaceful and caring person. It is very obvious that Jean Valjean shows redemption from the crimes he committed in the past through his actions of becoming an honest man. These characteristics…

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    Victor Hugo specifies that Jean Valjean is a cruel, broken-hearted man that is ultimately changed by the acts of love and compassion by the people around him in the novel, Les Miserables. Jean Valjean course of life after prison sets him up at the Bishop’s house, leading him to meet the kind Bishop. With the Bishop’s kind acts that Valjean has embraced, Valjean spreads his kindness and sympathy to others along the way. With all this kindness and goodness in Valjean, connecting to God will become…

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    Jean Valjean rose from the darkness of his past as a vile person to become kind and generous thanks to the help of the Bishop. Or did he? It is in my opinion that the main protagonist of Jean Valjeans change of heart is mainly thanks to Petit Gervais who acted as the test to the Bishops agreement with Jean Valjean that changed Jean Valjean so drastically. It is evident that the Bishop did have a major role to play in Jean Valjeans change as he began the process. Which is easily seen in the…

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    Lastly, the Bishop of D provides forgiveness in Jean Valjean's life and in return Jean Valjean keeps his promise of being an “honest man” (51) in the back of his mind whenever he is doing something that could contradict the Bishop of D wise words. Jean Valjean was wandering as a convict through France and had no hopes of finding somebody to accept a convict, surprised the Bishop excepted him, using his convict way he had stolen the candlesticks that were in the Bishop of D’s house. Shortly,…

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    trying to help out someone you care about or trying to provide for everyone in your family. So you’d do anything. In the book, Jean Valjean was just a guy who had to take care of his sister and their children by providing a place to stay, eat, etc. He’s is not a criminal by stealing a loaf of bread but there at least had to be some sort of fine and not 5 years in prison. You can tell if he was thinking to himself if what he did will lead to more bad things. Throughout the book he’s trying to the…

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    Jean Valjean is a Cathlic who is a plays in the movie Les Miserables. He was born into a very poor family in France. He tried hard to keep his family alive for many years. One time he tried to steal a piece of bread to feed his sister’s children and got caught in the action. For this he was sentenced to five years in prison. After four unsuccessful escape attempts, he was added twelve years in prison to his time. Later he was added two more years for fighting the guards during his second escape…

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    Jean Valjean started off in prison because he stole a loaf of bread. After serving 19 years of prison , Jean Valjean was put on papers for the rest of his life. His papers prohibited him from getting a job. After meeting a Bishop Myriel, Jean was saved. Although he stole from the Bishop, he still forgave him. Jean has did a lot of things but for good reasons. He stole the loaf of bread because his family was starving. Jean rescues Cosette from the Thenardiers after Fantine dies, but…

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    Jean Valjean

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    over-analysis comes into play. In Victor Hugo’s novel, Les Miserables, we are introduced to one such character. This man’s name was Jean Valjean. Although a former convict, Valjean was presented with an opportunity to change his life for the better. Very few former-convicts get such an opportunity, so just receiving this second chance is a blessing. That being said, the choices Valjean makes go against the good intentions that the bishop had for him. Valjean’s over-analysis of the…

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    Jean Valjean Arrest

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    Your legal rights are the rights you have that are written in document form that are backed by the law while your moral rights are the rights you ought to have through the code of ethics/morals. Simple examples could be the following: you have the legal right to an education and everyone has the moral right to being treated equally. It is possible to relate many characters to these differences, but in my eyes, I see Jean Valjean as being a worthy example of such. Jean Valjean’s reason for arrest…

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    Jean Valjean represents the servant model of the church. He resembles the servant church because of many of his characteristics. He is selfless, forgiving, and loving, which are characteristics that best represent the vision of the servant church. It represents this because the vision of the servant church is to live in harmony and reconcile, which means that we have to turn away from being right and turn toward the love of others. He showed this when he forgave Javert and let him go free when…

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