20,000 Leagues under the Sea | Study Guide

Jules Verne

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20,000 Leagues under the Sea | Characters

Character Description
Dr. Aronnax Dr. Pierre Aronnax is a lecturer at the Museum of Natural History in Paris, an expert in submarine life, and the narrator of the novel. Read More
Captain Nemo Captain Nemo is the mysterious captain of the Nautilus submarine. Read More
Conseil Conseil is Dr. Aronnax's faithful manservant; he is held on the Nautilus with Dr. Aronnax and Ned Land. Read More
Ned Land Ned Land is a Canadian harpooner who joins the Abraham Lincoln's sea creature-hunting expedition. Read More
Assistant Captain Nemo's assistant accompanies him on the expedition to the underwater forests of the Island of Crespo. in Part 1, Chapters 16–17.
Captain Anderson Captain Anderson commands the Scotia, a passenger vessel that is damaged but not sunk by the "sea monster."
Sir Samuel Cunard Sir Samuel Cunard owns the Scotia, which is one ship in the Cunard Line.
Captain Farragut Captain Farragut is the commander of the Abraham Lincoln.
First officer The first officer of the Nautilus argues with Captain Nemo in Part 1, Chapter 23.
Hunting party These members of the Nautilus crew accompany Ned Land to hunt the dugong in the Red Sea.
Papuan natives The Papuan natives are zapped by Captain Nemo's electric handrails in Part 1, Chapter 21.
Provençal crewman The crewman who, to Dr. Aronnax, looks like he is from Provence, enters the prisoners' room in Part 1, Chapter 8 to inspect them; he is with the "second stranger," who is Captain Nemo.
South Pole crewmen The two South Pole crewmen accompany Nemo to the South Pole in Part 2, Chapter 14.
Steward The steward brings the captives their meal in Part 1, Chapter 8, shortly after their arrival on the Nautilus.
Two crewman The two crewmen get Dr. Aronnax, Conseil, Captain Nemo, and an assistant suited up for their first underwater excursion in Part 1, Chapter 16
Wounded crewman The wounded crewman is treated by Aronnax but then dies in Part 1, Chapter 24.
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