The Hunchback of Notre Dame By: Victor Hugo Kellyann O’Neil Reading- Miss Roche Period 5 5-11-12
Victor Hugo: Biography Victor Hugo was born on February 26, 1802. First, Victor studied law. Then, he studied poetry. He wrote the Hunchback of Notre Dame. This book was a really huge success. Hugo’s play built- up of the French Revolution. Victor Hugo died on May 22, 1885 from pneumonia.Webpage:http://www.Biography.com/people/hugovictor.html
SummaryQuasimodo was an orphan and a deformed person. Paris has an annual Pope of FoolsDay. You try to make your funniest face. Quasimodo “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”came and he didn’t know that he was going for Pope of Fools. He won the title. Hedidn’t understand what was going on because he was deaf and couldn’t speak. He washappy because everyone dislikes him. Quasimodo tries to take Gypsy Girl. Then, he isarrested. Next, he was tied to a wood circular board. People would throw stones athim. He was screaming for water. The Gypsy Girl gave him some.
Characters Main CharactersQuasimodo: The Hunchback of Notre DameEsmeralda- The Gypsy GirlPierre- A writer, a performer, and the man saved by the Gypsy GirlThe Archdeacon: The man who loves Esmeralda
Plot Introduction-The Archdeacon adopts Quasimodo.-Setting: The olden day in Paris. Rising Action-The Hunchback is arrested.-Stones are thrown at Quasimodo. Climax-The Gypsy Girl brings Quasimodo some water because he isthirsty. Falling Action-The Gypsy Girl is arrested for murder.-She sees that the guy is not dead and is happy. Conclusion-The Hunchback brings her to the tower.- The Archdeacon tries to take her from the tower.
New VocabularyUproar- n. a state of violent and noisy disturbance, as of amultitude; turmoilA frightful uproar of screams and curses followed, then only moansand groans as a few bloody survivors crawled out in agony pg. 198Wild-eyed- having an angry, insane, or distressed expression in theeyes.Wild-eyed and foaming at the mouth.recluse- a person who lives in seclusion or apart from society, oftenfor religious meditation.The old women recluse sat down beside her daughter and coveredthe girl with her own body. Pg 222Frantically- adj. desperate or wild withexcitement, passion, fear, pain, ect.; frenzied“There’s no one here!” cried the old woman frantically. Pg. 220Murmuring- n. a low continuous sounds, as of a brook, the wind, ortrees, or of low, indistinct voices. Pg. 224She stopped murmuring Phoebus’s name and cried out. “Mother!Don’t let them take me!
Starring Actors:Quasimodo played by: Dennis Quaid
Starring Actors:The Archdeacon played by: Michael Rosenbaum
Starring Actors:Esmeralda played by: Emma Stone
Starring Actors: Pierre played by: Liam Hemsworth
Soundtrack Tunes Cont.1. The scene where Quasimodo saves Esmeralda “Feel So Close” by Calvin Harris I feel so close to you right nowIts a force fieldI wear my heart upon my sleeve, like a big dealYour love pours down on me, surrounds me like a waterfallAnd theres no stopping us right nowI feel so close to you right now (dance beat plays) I feel so close to you right nowIts a force fieldI wear my heart upon my sleeve, like a big deal[ From: http://www.metrolyrics.com/feel-so-close-lyrics-calvin-harris.html ]Your love pours down on me, surrounds me likea waterfallAnd theres no stopping us right nowI feel so close to you right now (dance beat plays) And theres no stopping us right now And theres no stopping us right now And theres no stopping us right now I feel so close to you right now...
Rating I gave The hunchback of Notre Dame a rating ofThe book was great. It wasn’t confusing. The book had great detail. Thehunchback was a great person. People thought he was a horrible person. Onlybecause of his disadvantages. I would recommend this book to people.
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