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    The Transformation of Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Notre Dame de Paris) The Hunchback of Notre Dame has taken on several forms since the publication of Victor Hugo's novel Notre Dame de Paris in 1831. Quasimodo, the name itself meaning "half-formed," is the misshapen, misunderstood hunch-backed bell ringer of the Notre Dame Cathedral in 15th Century France. The character has been brought to life on the movie screen many different times from the 1930's through to the 1990's

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    publicly humiliated. La Esmerelda helps Quasimodo by giving him water. To save Quasimodo’s life La Esmeralda agrees to marry Phoebus. Frollo is quite angry with this plan because he is in love with La Esmeralda. La Esmeralda goes home with Phoebus and on the way home Frollo stabs Phoebus repeatedly. La Esmeralda then falsely confesses to killing him and she is sentenced to be hanged. Right before La Esmeralda is g...

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    The two men, besides their relationship and common habitat, have one other item in common. They both have fallen in love with La Esmeralda, a compassionate, orphaned gipsy girl who earns her living on the streets with her fluid dancing and droll tricks her goat, and best friend, Djali performs. Quasimodo's love is pure and fresh and he lives in awe of La Esmeralda after she offers him a drink of water when the townspeople deny him this request while he is being tortured as punishment for the sole

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    They include paradox and irony, a romantic tone, obsession and betrayal as themes, and last they both involve a great deal of imagery and emphasis on characterization and setting. Underneath the daring love that is unfolding between Quasimodo and Esmeralda, the historical tragedies of 1492 are being unwound. Hugo is illuminating the political struggles of the nineteenth century. The novel is spiritual, not only in its setting but also in the characters. Upon developing the characters, Hugo uses paradox

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    Beggars," calls for his adopted daughter Esmeralda to dance for the group. As Esmeralda passes by the window of Gudule, the old woman curses her, for years before her daughter had been stolen by gypsies. Esmeralda dances for the crowd, while high above in the palace of Louis XI, Phoebus, a young captain of the guard, admires the pretty girl, though he is betrothed to Fleur de Lis, the niece of Madame de Gondelaurier. That night, Jehan has Quasimodo abduct Esmeralda for him, but Phoebus is on patrol and

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    defenselessly on the facade of the cathedral as passersby stop to gawk at its grotesque and frightening form. However, once this error of nature experiences the emotions of love and devotion, spawned by the arrival of the beautiful and sympathetic La Esmeralda, Quasimodo's inner fortitude, strength, and benevolence transcend his distorted body, allowing the people to view him not as a helpless cripple, but instead as a real human being with the bearing of a king. Lame and deaf, the one-eyed, misshapen

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    Social Class has an impact in Vinz, Hubert and Said from the movie La Haine and Gracie’s from the reading “The Angel Esmeralda” life’s. Also the movie and the reading shows how dissimilar each character’s priority is and how they react to the fight of social class that’s trying to push back by discriminating where they live, how they behave and how they dress. Societies have different social classes that only seem to alter the life of people who are at the bottom of social class while the ones at

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    The Roles People Undertake in Almost a Woman by Esmeralda Santiago The different roles people undertake in society are very important. Roles are usually as important as society perceives them. Many roles I society do not get enough recognition. For example, being a housewife is sometimes seen as a role for someone who does not like real work ands who is lazy or in welfare. Yet the role of being a working mother is also put down by society. How can she do two jobs successfully at the same time

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    Fleur-de-Lys with is La Esmeralda. "The captain, emboldened by her gentleness, took her waist without any resistance on her part, then began to unlace her blouse" (149). One can only hope that this blouse that Phoebus is unlacing is his fiancés, but unfortunately it's not. It is the blouse of La Esmeralda. Despite the efforts of Fleur-de-Lys to be a loving fiancé, Phoebus was very disrespectful towards her. Along with his wife to be, Phoebus also disrespected La Esmeralda. After the incident at the

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    development "movement" Esmeralda 14 months, she has green eyes short red hair and freckles all over her face, she is playing on the floor of her room. The room quite big, there is a small bed for Esmeralda and sofa, the room seems comfortable and safe. Esmeralda is sitting on the floor surrounded by her toys, and her father sits in front of her. She starts to give her father the toys and giving him blocks one by one, she looks enjoyed with the reaction of her father. Esmeralda reclines forward, and

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