20,000 Leagues under the Sea | Study Guide

Jules Verne

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20000-leagues-under-the-sea-jules-verneSources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, IMDb, Note on the Text and Translation of 20,000 Leagues under the Sea by William Butcher Copyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.ook at this ocean, Dr. Aronnax, is it not endowed with an authentic life of its own?Captain Nemo, Part 1, Chapter 1820,000 Leagues under the Seaby the NumbersYear the first film version of 20,000 Leagues under the Sea was releasedMeters in length (~230 feet) of the NautilusMisspelled words in Vernes French 20,000 Leagues under the Sea manuscriptMileage equivalent to 20,000 nautical leagues~69,047191670~100Born in Nantes, France, Verne originally trained as a lawyer but threw himself into Parisian literary society in his 20s. By incorporating the technological advances of the Industrial Revolution into fiction, he fashioned a new type of storytelling and inspired the science fiction genre.JULES VERNE18281905AuthorHOLDS CAPTIVEHOLDS CAPTIVEHOLDS CAPTIVEDr. AronnaxMuseum lecturer and expert in ocean life; respected researcherNed LandImpetuous but loyal Canadian harpooner; rebels against imprisonmentCaptain NemoMoody captain of the Nautilus submarine; rejects civilizationConseilDevoted young man; even-tempered and self-sacrificialMain CharactersSERVANTThemesFreedomContradictory ideas about freedom cause tension as Captain Nemo finds liberation in living apart from society, but his visitors find separation intolerable.ConservationCritical of overfishing and human interference with nature, Dr. Aronnax and Captain Nemo admire and seek to safeguard the majestic sea.JusticeAs he tries to right past wrongs through vengeance, Captain Nemo raises the question of what is truly just as Dr. Aronnax disapproves of his methods.The Abraham Lincoln attacks the Nautilus.Dr. Aronnax, Conseil, and Ned Land join the leader of the Nautilus, Captain Nemo, on the submarine.The Nautilus gets trapped underneath the South Pole.The Nautilus sinks a warship in the North Atlantic.Dr. Aronnax, Conseil, and Ned Land escape from the Nautilus as it gets caught in a whirlpool.While prowling the Pacific Ocean for a mysterious sea creature, French naturalist Dr. Pierre Aronnax instead finds the Nautilus, a submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Aronnax boards the Nautilus, and what begins as an underwater pleasure cruise turns into a prison hed risk everything to escape.Dive into AdventureOVERVIEWFrenchOriginal Language186970Years PublishedJules VerneAuthor20,000 Leagues under the SeaScience FictionNovelA giant squid kills a Nautilus crew member.

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