Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Part 1 Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Chapter 3 Summary

Forgetting his fatigue and other commitments, Aronnax decides his purpose in life must be to hunt down this monster the minute he gets his invitation from Hobson. He impulsively abandons all other plans to pursue the monster.

The first thing he does is to contact his trusted servant of ten years, Conseil, a Flemish boy age thirty. He orders Conseil to pack up traveling clothes for both of them as they are going on a journey. He considers Conseil to be loyal but thickheaded and he does not offer much explanation about why they will be going on the trip and how dangerous it might be for both of them.

Aronnax and Conseil board the Abraham Lincoln. Commander Farragut shows them around the boat, which is built for speed. The cabin Conseil and Aronnax will occupy proves to be large and...

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