AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS THEMES
RESOURCEFULNESS <ul><li>Evidence: </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of walking 50 miles, Phileas bought an elephant together with ...
Perseverance and determination <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas is determined to travel the world in 80 days. ...
Essence of Time <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas is very precise about time.  He has a clock that shows the ho...
<ul><li>“  there was a system for everything!” (p. 7) </li></ul><ul><li>“  Phileas calmly entered the two-day gain in his ...
Kindness and Humanity <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas gave an elephant to Ali as a reward for being their gui...
Selflessness <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas rescues Auoda: “She must be a princess.  Look at the way she is ...
Honesty and Forthrightness <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>“ Passepartout held on tightly to the carpet bag with mons...
Coping with Adversities/Hardship/ Obstacles <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Passepartout was hit by Fix at the bar in...
The Importance of Relationship <ul><li>Evidence :  </li></ul><ul><li>The master is responsible for his butler’s welfare: “...
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  1. 1. AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS THEMES
  2. 2. RESOURCEFULNESS <ul><li>Evidence: </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of walking 50 miles, Phileas bought an elephant together with a guide for £ 2 000. (p.43-45) </li></ul><ul><li>Passepartout had to board the Carnatic alone. As he did not have any money, he had to join the circus as a performer to pay for his supper. “ I am a gymnast, a singer and a performer, sir. Do you have any need of my skills?” (p. 91-93) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Perseverance and determination <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas is determined to travel the world in 80 days. (p.13) </li></ul><ul><li>Det. Fix has promised himself that he will not give up in finding the bank robbers. He follows Phileas wherever he goes. (p.81) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Essence of Time <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas is very precise about time. He has a clock that shows the hours, the minutes, the seconds, the days, the months and the years. (p.2) </li></ul><ul><li>He is punctual. </li></ul><ul><li>“ At precisely eleven-thirty Phileas would leave for the Reform Club” (p.3) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Your watch is four minutes too slow” (p.3) </li></ul><ul><li>The Mongolia dropped her anchor in Suez at exactly eleven o’clock and left on scheduled exactly at three p.m. local time (p.24, 32) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ there was a system for everything!” (p. 7) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Phileas calmly entered the two-day gain in his diary. He also noted the time and the number of miles they had travelled” (p. 34, 35) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Kindness and Humanity <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas gave an elephant to Ali as a reward for being their guide (p.54) </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas, Passepartout, Ali and Sir Francis saved Auoda from some bandits. (p.51) </li></ul><ul><li>Batulcar hired Passepartout because he needed a job. (p. 91) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Selflessness <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas rescues Auoda: “She must be a princess. Look at the way she is dressed. I have twelve hours to spare – we must save her!” (p.49) </li></ul><ul><li>The butler : “He knew it was all his fault they had lost the bet. If he had just told the monsieur about the detective, things would have turned out differently.” (p.137) </li></ul><ul><li>“ When he saw Fix arrest his monsieur, Passepartout tried to attack the detective in a rage.” (p. 130) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Honesty and Forthrightness <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>“ Passepartout held on tightly to the carpet bag with monsieur’s money.” (p.19) </li></ul><ul><li>Phileas statement : “I was a rich man when I brought you here, far away from your home. I could have helped you start a new life. Now I’m ruined.” (p.138) </li></ul><ul><li>Stevenson : “But I have no choice if the passport is real.” (p.26) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Coping with Adversities/Hardship/ Obstacles <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>Passepartout was hit by Fix at the bar in Hong Kong and he woke up later only to realise that he was on the way to Yokohama without his master. In Yokohama, he decided to get a job to buy food and try to find a way to find his master in America. (pp.88-90) </li></ul><ul><li>They missed their ship to England, so Phileas was determined to find a ship. (p.122) </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Importance of Relationship <ul><li>Evidence : </li></ul><ul><li>The master is responsible for his butler’s welfare: “I shall pay his bail. Then he won’t need to stay in jail.” (p.59) </li></ul><ul><li>Passepartout defended his master: “I refuse. The monsieur is fine gentleman. He did not commit this crime. I don’t believe you.” (p.76) </li></ul>

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