Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Characters

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Captain Nemo

Captain Nemo is one of the most fascinating characters in literature and the prototype of many other villains. He has been so hurt by life that he has retreated into a world of his own making and one that he can totally control. He places little worth on mankind itself and believes most people to be evil-hearted warmongers. By the end of the book the reader understands that he was devastated by the loss of his family but yet that cannot be justification for his murders and cruelty.

Captain Nemo has abandoned society and the rules of civilization. He makes his own rules in his own world of the Nautilus, a ship he designed and built for himself according to his own specifications. Captain Nemo rules the Nautilus. He determines where it travels, when it stops and who is admitted on board. He rules all the people...

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