Les Miserables

Les Miserables

At several points in the novel, the narrator claims that the whole thrust of the book is from social evil to social good, proving that progress, while slow and complex, is inevitable. One way this…

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After being released from the galleys after nineteen years, Jean Valjean cannot imagine how to lead his life in any other way than through theft and concealment. When the Bishop shows kindness towards him by… (read full symbol analysis)