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Transcript of Victor Hugo
He became a revolutionary in the French revolution.
Hugo was present at the Battle of Waterloo.
He used his presence to describe the battle with accuracy during the novel when Monsier Thenardier is picking at the dead bodies looking or valuables. The Author of
Les Miserables Victor Hugo His Most Famous Works The Life of Victor Hugo
Most Famous Books:
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
-Hunchback falls in love with gypsy and
starves to death lying next to her corpse after she is hanged
-Vicor Hugo's last novel; about the counter-revolutionary revolts during the French Revlution
The Toilers of the Sea
-Setting takes place on Guernsey, the island that Hugo was exiled to for 15 years; about a man who goes to save a ship from dangerous reef so that he can marry the neice of the ship's owner
The Man Who Laughs
-About a proud noble who is executed for not kissing the hand of King James and his son is surgically disfigured Life Common Themes in his Literature Victor Hugo wrote poetry, plays, and novels. He was a well known and successful French writer. Hugo has been called the Charles Dickens of France. Themes A common theme in Hugo's
work is Romanticism. Politics Hugo Commonly added politics into his work. He added the French Revolution in to his book Les Miserables. Born: Feburary 26, 1802 Parents: Joseph and Sofia Romanticism Married: Adele Foucher in 1822 Had 5 Children: Lepold, Lepoldine, Charles, Francois-Victor, and Adele Works Cited Besancon, France Death
Death is another common theme in Vitctor Hugo's literature. In Les Miserables Hugo killed off several characters, early in the novel he had Fantine die. In his other works several characters dies as well. "Victor Hugo." - Biography and Works. Search Texts, Read Online. Discuss. Ed. The Literature Network. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Nov. 2012. <http://www.online-literature.com/victor_hugo/>. Birth Hugo, Victor, and James K. Robinson. Les Miserable. Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, 1961. Print. Family Exile Exiled in 1855 for speaking out against the leader
of that time, Napoleon III Most Famous Poems:
Demain, dès l'aube
-About his daughters death
-Shock and greif over daughters death Lived in Guernsey for 15 year (1855-1870) Wrote Les Miserables during this time "Victor Hugo- Styles and Themes." - Essays. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Nov. 2012. <http://www.studymode.com/essays/Victor-Hugo-Styles-Themes-145378.html>.
"The Man Who Laughs." IMDb. IMDb.com, n.d. Web. 09 Nov. 2012. <http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019130/>.
"The Hunchback of Notre-Dame." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 11 Aug. 2012. Web. 09 Nov. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hunchback_of_Notre-Dame>. Reasone for Righting Les Miserables! Back to France Moved out of exile back to France (Paris) in 1870 Death is an extremely common theme in Victor Hugo's works of literature. In Les Miserables Hugo had Fantine die fairly early in the novel. Death also in incorperated in other novels, plays and poems. During Hugo's life medical advances were not yet made and people commonly died of disease. Hailed a hero, and immediately elected to National Assembly Lived peacefully until he died in Paris on May 22, 1885 Romanticism is an intellectual movement during the eighteenth century. This movement is the involvement of romance in to art, poetry, novels and music. Outlived all but Adele, who was put
into an insane asylum near the end of Victor's Life Deaths In Les Miserables several characters die, including the Bishop and Fantine. In The Hunchback of Notre Dame both the gypsy and the Hunchback die. In Victor's own life his daughter passed away with encouraged him to write two of his poems.