Les Mis\u00e9rables by Victor Hugo.docx - Chloe Edwards Les Mis\u00e9rables by Victor Hugo Main Characters Jean Valjean(Main Character Inspector Javert Cossette

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Chloe Edwards August 30, 2019 Les Misérables by Victor Hugo Main Characters: Jean Valjean (Main Character) Inspector Javert Cossette Maris The Bishop The Housekeeper for Valjean The Gardener (whose life Jean Valjean saved) The Prostitute Woman (Cossette’s Mother) 1. What do you think the quote at the beginning of the movie means? The quote at the beginning of the movie suggests that stories of those who experience unjust accusations as well as injustice in their lives shall be told in order to bring light to those that are struggling and less fortunate and giving mercy to their actions during hard times and hardships. 2. Do you think Jean Valjean was right to steal the bread? I think that Jean Valjean was right for stealing the bread because his family was less fortunate, and without food. As a father, Valjean stole the bread in order to be able to provide his family with a meal. 3. What view did Inspector Javert have on the relation of law and morality? Inspector Javert believes that a criminal cannot change. Although Valjean showed his true intentions as a person in jail, by helping other prisoners in their hardships, Javert was only able to focus on his crimes and could only see Valjean as a thief, rather than a good person. 4. What view did Jean Valjean have of law and morality? Jean Valjean knew that it was against the law to steal the bread. However, it was not immoral to do so because he had to provide food for his family. Likewise, when Valjean stole the silver from

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