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    Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame Viewed from the outside, a more horrific being never lived. Everything he presented to the world: twisted legs, a deformed spine, oversized hands, and a monocled visage crowned by a mane of hair the rust color of autumn leaves, made him a most insufferable man in the eyes of the people. Ostracized from a society who never hesitated to jeer at his ugliness, Quasimodo, the monster of Notre Dame, bore all abuse with unremitting stoicism while taking shelter

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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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    Festival of Fools. The protagonist, Quasimodo, otherwise known as the Hunchback of Notre Dame, was named the ugliest person in Paris. The antagonist in this story is Archdeacon Claude Frollo. Frollo uses Quasimodo as a personal slave and keeps him in a tall tower. One day, Quasimodo looks out of the tower to see a beautiful gypsy dancer La Esmerelda. La Esmerelda is dancing in the town square when a struggling poet named Pierre Gringoire attacks her. Quasimodo takes action and saves La Esmerelda

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    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 to induce their unfortunate flaws. For example, Quasimodo. He represents the grotesque and the beautiful. He is shunned from society and must

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    bound into the church, lifting the girl above his head and cried out in a formidable voice, 'Sanctuary!'" Notre-Dame, an intimidating edifice in the heart of fifteenth century Paris, bears many different faces for those residing in and near it. Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer dwells in the church after being adopted by the archdeacon, Claude Frollo, when the hunchback was an infant. The empathetic monster lives in complete servitude to Frollo, his savior, and spends his days ringing his beloved

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    Hunchback of Notre Dame

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    THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME In Paris, under the reign of Louis XI, the annual Festival of Fools is underway. From atop the mighty Notre Dame cathedral, Quasimodo, a deformed hunchback who rings the bells, looks down on the crowd in contempt. Also in the crowd is Dom Claude, the kindly priest of Notre Dame, and his evil brother, Jehan. Clopin, a gypsy who has been crowned "King of the Beggars," calls for his adopted daughter Esmeralda to dance for the group. As Esmeralda passes by the window of Gudule

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    Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Damn is an animated film based upon Victor Hugo’s novel of the same name. The main characters Quasimodo, the hunchback who lives in the bell tower of Notre Damn, Esmeralda, the gypsie girl, Claude Frollo, the cruel Archdeacon of Notre Damn, and Captain Phoebus, the antagonist who defies Frollos’ orders, are all representative of the social classes and turmoil that occurred throughout the early 19th century in France. The original novel was written during the July

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    Victor Hugo penned a fantastic, picturesque story of passion and the human spirit in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The dramatic emotions of the characters play out on the stage of fifteenth century Paris, France. Quasimodo, a repugnant physical defect of nature, lived severed from human contact, excepting that of the solemnly aloof priest, Claude Frollo. For his part, Frollo strove for knowledge until he encountered the captivatingly gorgeous gypsy dancer, Esmeralda. She existed solely to adore an

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    Hunchback Analysis Essay Victor Hugo is known for his great work in romantic literature. In one of his best known works, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, there is a very prevalent theme of love. Love can both be a wonderful thing, and something that may cause a painful heartbreak. In The Hunchback of Notre Dame, love is depicted as both of these. Phoebus de Chateaupers, the captain of the king's archers, is one of the characters that brings out the love theme, but not always in the right way. He tends

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    monster. However, the book leaves it up to the reader to decide who the true monster really is. Another story that is similar to Frankenstein, where the deformed creature isn’t the true monster, would be The Hunchback of Notre-Dame created by Disney. Quasimodo, the hunchback, was the victim, and Frollo, the priest, was the monster. These two stories, while both are very different, have some very similar qualities between the monster and the man of their tales. The similarities of these stories will highlight

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