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Jules Verne

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Jules Verne Biography Born in Nantes France

Born on February 8, 1828

Died on March 24, 1905

He was 77 years old
Some of the famous books he wrote were Also By Kayla Campobasso His parents were Pierr Verne and Honorine Verne
Jules started to write stories and plays when he was in Paris

He was suppost to be studying for his bar exam so he could become a lawyer

then his father found out that he was writing and he cut him off so he didn't have any more money Although Verne wasn't alive when this happened, some of his books got made into movies One of Verne's book was not published till 1994
his publisher said that Verne should wait 20 years to publish it
it was about the future and what would be in it like cars, skyscrapers, and calculators
most of his ideas became true Paris in the 20th Century like I would consider that an achievement
Other achievements of his would be that
he's considered a founding father of science fiction
he has a sailing award named after him Some people who influened Verne were

Edgar Allen Poe Daniel Defoe Alexandre dumas Victor Hugo Importent Life Events Sailing around Europe Vernes mother and his publisher dieing Going to Paris to study law but, really tringto be an author i'm guessing one of you in class has seen the movie journey to the center of the earth
Theme
Most of Vernes books have to do with adventure and science Here is a trailer from the 1969 Journey to the center of the earth which shows what kind of things Jules Verne could imagine and write into a book. Here is a sample of Jourey to the Center of the Earth "You like the sea, Captain?"

"Yes; I love it! The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides. The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the 'Living Infinite,' as one of your poets has said. In fact, Professor, Nature manifests herself in it by her three kingdoms--mineral, vegetable, and animal. The sea is the vast reservoir of Nature. The globe began with sea, so to speak; and who knows if it will not end with it? In it is supreme tranquillity. The sea does not belong to despots. Upon its surface men can still exercise unjust laws, fight, tear one another to pieces, and be carried away with terrestrial horrors. But at thirty feet below its level, their reign ceases, their influence is quenched, and their power disappears. Ah! sir, live--live in the bosom of the waters! There only is independence! There I recognise no masters! There I am free!"--Ch. 10
Jules Verne influenced many writers because, he opened the door to what was never writen about

Verne made adventure and science popular so that everyone started to read has books

Vladimir Obruchev who was a Russian explorer

Derek Benz who is a fantasy fiction author
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