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Adventure, Science Fiction
20,000 Leagues under the Sea is narrated in the first person by Dr. Pierre Aronnax, who remains, for the majority of the book, enamored by Captain Nemo's charms and thus unable to tell the tale with complete objectivity.
20,000 Leagues under the Sea is written in the past tense.
20,000 leagues is the distance the narrator travels while trapped aboard the Nautilus submarine. One nautical league equals approximately 3.45 miles. The title emphasizes both the vast distance of the journey as well as the separation of the boat and the crew from land.
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