Jules Verne

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    Axel a curious boy nervous to go on a journey with Professor Lidenbrock, discovers a coded note written in what they call runic script. After showing Professor Lidenbrock, Lidenbrock and Axel they translate the runic script to Latin, showing a peculiar message. After cracking the code, it seemed to be a medieval note written by Arne Saknussem, an Icelandic alchemist. After finding out what the note meant, Lidenbrock and his nephew, Axel, who does not want to go, goes on a trip to Iceland.…

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    appear childish, not something with deeper meaning or of literary merit. The fact is, the author, Jules Verne, wrote 20,000 Leagues Under The Seas with cultural ideals and important themes embedded in the novel. The book is based on travel, and so was Jules Verne’s society. He was born on February 8, 1828 in France during the Victorian Era. This part of history saw many great writers, although Verne was a prominent one. Of his many intriguing intellectual ideas, quite a few are real today.…

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    The ocean is a magnificent place. So many animals inhabit these waters. In Jules Verne’s, “ Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,” we travel into the magical waters of the earth’s oceans. In the year 1866, a strange phenomenon occurred. Ships sank and rumors spread about a sea monster who sank the ships with a pointy horn. After attending some business on behalf of the French government, Monsieur Pierre Aronnax, a professor in the Museum of Paris, is invited on a journey to put an end on…

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    How far will one go to fulfill his/ her dream? In the book, Around The World In 80 Days, by Jules Verne, a wealthy man named Phileas Fogg bets 20,000 pounds that he can travel around the world in 80 days. In the book, Call of the Wild, by Jack London, a poor gardener named Manuel needs to kidnap Buck, a dog, to sell him for money, so he can pay off his gambling debt and feed his family. Lastly, a girl named Angelina Mann, who tries to earn all A’s so she can follow her dream of going to…

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    Jules Verne’s realistic fiction novels use formal and complex real life vocabulary, mixed with his special and unique pieces like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Paris in the Twentieth Century that make readers truly ecstatic to read about a protagonist and their trustworthy partner go on a scientific adventure to places of the unknown, to make discoveries for mankind. His style of writing is very intriguing and adventurous. Verne’s novels have very…

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    When readers are given a description of Miss Aouda the first things spoken of are her beauty and her English education. Verne states that she had a “thoroughly English” upbringing in the city and she was “truly transformed” by her English education. By using profound diction, Verne implies that Miss Aouda is only considered intelligent because of her English upbringing. Speaking and living an English lifestyle is not a direct measure of intelligence…

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    The Penultimate Truth and 1984 fall under a literary genre that has a wide range of styles and themes. Probably the most popular and interesting style in science fiction novels is the one that deals with future events, where the writer tries to anticipate futuristic changes. The accuracy of an author is of course found out retroactively, when the reader realizes that the author, years before, was able to predict and depict the future. However, The Penultimate Truth (Philip K. Dick) and 1984…

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    and different? Christopher is similar to these men in the sense that some of them were the athletic yet the intelligent type, a few of them desired the nomadic, vagabond lifestyle, and he shares the same inspiration as Ruess by authors such as Jules Verne and Jack London. But are also different in the way that Chris didn’t share the same upbringing as most of the other men. He didn’t take his own life and he wasn’t prepared for what he was about to face. Christopher McCandless shares some…

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    countless readers, many of them are idealists. Idealists like the inventors and scientists in society, owe their success and inventions to the literature they have come across. Igor Sikorsky, inventor of the modern helicopter, was inspired by the Jules Verne book, Clipper of the Clouds, which he read as a young boy. Robert H. Goddard, scientist who built the first liquid-fueled rocket, became fascinated with spaceflight after reading an 1898 newspaper that had a…

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    Comparison in which J.R.R Tolkien and Jules Verne have explored different perspectives on the idea of faith and doubt in their respective texts The Hobbit and Journey to the Centre of the Earth. Both texts convey the idea of faith and doubt. The idea that doubt will always affect your journey, but faith may have enough strength to overcome the doubt in anything. Verne looks at both Protagonist one symbolising faithful and the other symbolising doubt. This is metaphorically showing how faith…

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