In The United States
The gift of the candlesticks from the Bishop of Digne
His release from prison
The student led June Rebellion in 1832
The death of his daughter, Leopoldine
Progress must happen through secular means
Progress without religious faith is not possible
Society must take responsibility for social injustice
Achievement of the Ideal Republic does not have to come through violence
He has a personal crisis of faith/worldview.
He feels very depressed about the death of the students in the rebellion.
He cannot face the fact that Jean Valjean is happier than he is.
He feels that he has failed in his duties.
To try to save Marius
Because he believes in the legitimacy of the rebellion
Because he is a spy for the French Army
To try to convince the young men not to waste their lives
Mayor of Montreuil-sur-Mer
Mayor of Paris
A reactionary movement to the Enlightenment emphasizing the role of emotion and intuition in art.
A movement that emphasizes reason over revelation.
A literary movement that condemns superstition and religiosity.
The experience of romantic love between two people who are ready to sacrifice for each other such as Eponine for Marius.
World War II
World War I
The French Revolution
The invention of the television
A strong emphasis on a dialogue with logically flowing ideas
The absence of plot
The absence of setting
A reflection of the possibility that life has no meaning
Pozzo is blind and Lucky, wearing a different hat, is tied with a shorter rope.
Pozzo is much wealthier and Lucky walks rather than crawls.
Pozzo is wearing a different tie and Lucky is wearing a tracksuit.
Pozzo is happy while Lucky is sad.
A tree and a country road
A tree and a flower garden
A tree and a house in the distance
A tree and a mailbox
He is ashamed of his past and afraid that it would disgrace her.
He is afraid that she will turn him into the police.
He is angry that she asks because he feels it is none of her business.
He is afraid is would affect her marriage possibilities.