Around the World in Eighty Days - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

Passepartout is left standing in Fogg's foyer and states, "I've seen people at Madame Tussaud's as lively as my new master!"(P.8) He is thinking of Madame Tussand's famous wax museum in London. The wax figures just lack for speech ability to make them look like a real human being. Passepartout has closely observing his new master and notes his fine English behavior and appearance.

The fact that Fogg has a calm composure and the stability of the perfect English gentleman greatly pleases his new manservant. Passepartout is a pleasant, portly man with friendly blue eyes and curly dark hair. He has performed many jobs, and has a pen chance for being a bit of a vagabond in his youth. He is having a hard time acclimating to life in Victorian England. Passepartout has served in several English households, but has yet to...

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