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Essay | Les Miserables

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Les Miserables.
This section contains 469 words
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Les Miserables

Summary: In the novel Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo, Jean Valjean plays the role of the perfect hero. Valjean is portrayed as almost a saintly figure. His actions throughout the story demonstrate how he is an idealistic hero.
Nowadays, heroes are hard to be found. Every now and again, the heroic side of a person may appear, but they then return to hibernation. What would an ideal hero be like? In the novel Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo, Jean Valjean plays the role of the perfect hero. Valjean is portrayed as almost a saintly figure. His actions throughout the story demonstrate how he is an idealistic hero.

While assuming the identity of Monsieur Madeleine, Valjean found himself stuck in the middle of a moral conflict. A man named Fauchelevent got into an accident with his horse and cart. He found himself trapped under the cart surrounded by many spectators, but only one brave enough to save him. Jean Valjean knew that there was no time to waste.

There was only one problem and that was Javert. He became incredibly suspicious of Mayor Madeleine because of his...

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This section contains 469 words
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