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    Exile, By Victor Hugo

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    Victor Hugo, the creator of the book the movie is based on, was exiled in his own way. Hugo wrote his novel in response to his own exile from his home in France for his criticism against the French government. As a result, Hugo became an important French writer who spoke out against his banishment and the oppression in France. He used his experience in exile to create several misunderstood characters in his famous novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and, as a result, he has been able to create a believable and likable group of outcasts that represent his fellow Parisians and his personal views of oppression that continue to influence people to this day. In Exile, Hugo would not only continue to write but would find that the personal experience…

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    Victor Hugo: Romanticism in France Born in France, in 1802 to Joseph Leopold Sigisbord Hugo and Sophie Trebuchet, Victor Hugo was the third and last son of his parents. Despite the fact that their family was of the working class, his mother was an unwavering monarchist and she raised her sons to be of the same mind. However, it was only a matter of time until Victor would change his perspective and become a representative for the common people. His political career blossomed in his later years,…

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    dealing with loss, Victor Hugo helped to define the romantic movement in France through his writing. His works include many poems, books, and plays revolving around love and politics. Many of his works were either published or performed during his life. While Victor Hugo is known for his many works during the romantic movement, he wrote his most famous works around the time of the French Civil War. Victor Marie Hugo was born to an aristocratic mother and a father who was a major in Napoleon’s…

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    III’s banishment of the French writer Victor Hugo for creating writings that were deemed critical of the government incentivized English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s crafting of a letter to the emperor, in which she employs various rhetorical strategies in order to implore him to pardon Hugo. In her petition, Browning constructs her argument with strong diction that emphasizes the intensity of her emotions as well as reverent appeals to the emperor’s noble authority and legacy in order to…

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    Victor Hugo is an extraordinary writer that uses many rhetorical devices throughout his writings to emerge the readers into the book The Hunchback of Notre Dame, when he tells of how the Cathedral in France is being redecorated and the gothic theme is being removed to make it seem more romantic. As said in the book the narrator says “What has time done, what have men done with with these marvels? What has has been given to us in exchange for all this for all this, - for all this ancient French…

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    “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.These were the words of Victor Hugo, a French poet who was very influential in the1800’s. Hugo’s perception of music was factual because he understood the impact and Importance music can have. Everybody knows what music is and they all have heard a form of it but most people underestimate the power and value music has in our everyday lives. Music is a very dynamic tool that impacts and helps people, it plays…

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    During the political and controversial times of the nineteenth century, Victor Hugo used his characters to represent the lifesaving and life-taking abilities of mercy and justice, respectively, in his romantic novel, Les Misérables. Inspector Javert represents the ideology of justice in the novel, and he eventually shows the troubles of living with a completely impassive attitude toward those he deems as undeserving of freedom. Though justice seems to control the actions of the aforementioned…

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    heart-wrenching pain of wanting someone you can’t have. This is one of the worst feelings possible, and no one wants to experience it. In the book, Les Misérables by Victor Hugo, Eponine has gone through several hardships in life that have made her a selfish girl, but one concept has made her change: love. This emotion transformed her heart and guided her to make better choices. Eponine has proved not to be like the Thenardier family by becoming a better person as her heart has been filled…

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    first sighting. There’s more to it than looks. However, in Les Miserables written by Victor Hugo, the immaturity shown throughout his writing leads to Eponine losing out in the long run. With almost everything about women being physical characteristics written in the book, Eponine is looked down upon even though her personal traits had more to offer. Eponine was a better fit for Marius, rather than Cosette, since Eponine knew him all his life, didn’t love him based off his looks, was smarter,…

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    Positivity and Adversity in the Face of Poverty Can you imagine what it would it be like to experience true poverty, and how it would shape your worldview? In Les Misérables, Victor Hugo addresses such a topic using multiple characters’ experiences of living on the margins of society. Each characters’ outlook on life and attitude towards poverty has a dramatic effect on their experiences: Fantine views poverty with deep resentment, Jean Valjean sees his impoverished experience as something he…

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