Although he is a man of god he believes that jean

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a new life, presenting him with the candlesticks for which Valjean can receive money. Although he is a man of God, he believes that Jean Valjean has goodness within him that can bring him into the light and grace of the Lord. Valjean opens his heart, he becomes a testament to the redemptive power of love and compassion. His hard work and new vision transform the derelict town of Montreuil-sur-mer into a thriving manufacturing center, which in turn teaches Valjean the value of philanthropy. In taking care of Cosette , Valjean learns how to love another person and how to pass that love onto others. He is exceptional only in his physical strength and his willingness to discover what is good, and this earnestness is enough to make him the novel’s hero as well as a savior and a
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friend to many people who find themselves in danger. Hardened by prison and rescued by the kindness of M. Myriel, Valjean is a blank slate, molded by his encounters and circumstances. This ability to change makes him a universal symbol of hope if he can learn love and charity after suffering so much injustice, anyone can. This movie focuses on Valjean, but in my opinion, he is only part of this story. The good Bishop who ransomed Valjon with his mercy was the true star of the movie. He turns Jean's life around to live for God, showing the effects of God's grace that bring a corrupt man into virtuous and selfless living. The bishop was one of Jeans first and most important influences involving kindness and forgiveness. The first way that the bishop
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