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  • Mr Fogg And Passepartout
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    Around the World In Eighty Days: Summary The title of the novel, Around the World in Eighty Days, is pretty much self explanatory. An Englishman, Phileas Fogg, places a wager that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days. The events that occur throughout the novel describe his journey around the world. Phileas Fogg, the protagonist, was a lonesome person who lived with his paid servant. Mr. Fogg was thought to be rich although no one knew where his riches came from. Jean Passepartout, Fogg's p...
  • Phileas And Passepartout
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    Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne William Butcher Aerie Books LTD., 210, n / a Reviewed by Yitty Long In the book Around the World in Eighty Days, Phileas Fogg, a very generous man from London, all of a sudden replies that he can travel around the world in eighty days. The men around him think he is crazy and offer to make a wager. He goes around the table betting every man. They figure he would leave in a few days to plan but he ends up leaving the same night. Along with Phileas goes ...
  • One Day Phileas Fogg
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    Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne is a novel that takes place in the late nineteenth century. The title summarizes the plot because one day Phileas Fogg is with some friends and he reads in a newspaper that it is possible to travel around the world in eighty days. But no one believes this to be true except Phileas. Then Phileas bets them that he could make the journey in eighty or under days, and then leaves along with his servant immediately. Throughout the journey Phileas and his ...
  • Fogg And Passepartout
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    Type of Literary Work This sensational novel is an adventure novel consisting of an enterprising Englishman touring the globe. Woven within are historical facts, such as the British Empire and colonies around the globe, as well as historically accurate locations. Theme The theme of this breathtaking novel is one of daring and persistence. On the whim of a wager, Fogg is sent around the world in the impossible time span of eighty days. Throughout the work, Fogg's limitless persistence, entwined w...
  • Mr Phileas Fogg
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    Robert Berber October 11, 1999 Period 3 Around the World in Eighty Days By: Jules Verne Adventure Novel Theme: The themes of this novel are calmness and persistence. These two themes are exemplified by one character, Mr. Fogg. Mr. Fogg is always calm in the novel not once in this novel does he show any anxiety or nervousness. Mr. Fogg, under a prolific amount pressure of losing a wager of twenty thousand pounds, remained very tranquil never once to lose his state of mind. The second theme of thi...

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