Les Miserable Movie Analysis

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Carr, Steven Alan. “The Holocaust in the text: Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables and the allegorical film adaptation.” Film Criticism 27.1 (2002): 50+.Literature Resource Center. Web.20 Oct. 2016.

“The Holocaust in the text: Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables and the allegorical film adaption” this describes the Holocaust and novel of the Les Miserables with similar injustice actions towards people. Victor Hugo’s classic 1862 novel, Les Miserable resonated with overtly and covertly in the Holocaust. This thesis helps college-level students to comprehend the cruel behavior place for the people in the Holocaust period. Les Miserables emerged from a network of the cultural and social significance to understand the political viewpoint. The novel has important aspects which involving the setting, violence, identity, hiding, hunger, memory, and social justice. “Jean Valjean’s flashback sequences, using a grainy, high-contrast and washed out image to denote Valjean’s harsh prison labor” (Carr, 5). Carr refers to this man, Valjean was hiding from
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“Les Miserables” with poverty, crime, and other social issues relating to the degradation of specific class of people and politics. The college students can understand the plot and characters have a strong impact on our lives. “For the next several years, Valjean and Cosette enjoy secure and happy life behind the convent walls, developing a powerful familial bond with each other” (Whitaker and Darrow, 3). Jean Valjean and Cosette had strongly connected and even knowing the blood ties are not pure. The love of Jean Valjean and Cosette was powerful theme. The two people who went through great tragic and they found hope in each other.

O'NEIL, MARY ANNE. "Pascalian Reflections in Les Miserables." Philological Quarterly, vol. 78, no. 3, 1999, p. 335. Literature Resource Center. 30 Oct.
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