20 000 leagues under the sea outline

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Outline Thesis: Jules Verne tells a complicated version of person vs. nature theme, reveals the rebellious nature of submarine captain Nemo and is considered the father of Science Fiction by the way he foretold changes in technology. Introduction: In the story “20000 leagues under the sea” by Jules Verne, Verne gives us in-depth knowledge into life beneath the waves. He reveals the thoughts and ideas of a renegade submarine captain. Not only this, but Verne foretells numerous changes in technology some 60 years before such was possible and is considered the father of science fiction by doing so. I. Person Vs. Nature A. Aronnax’s Obligation to Humans 1. Unveil the Nautilus a. “ you came to surprise a secret which no man in the world must penetrate- the secret is my whole existence. b. 2. Help Ned Escape a. b. A. Aronnax’s Love of Science 1. Nemo’s Explorations a. “Let me tell you then, professor, that you will not regret the time passed aboard my vessel, you are going to visit the land of marvels” (Verne 54) b. “amazement, as the captain of the nautilus had predicted, had already begun to take possession of me.” (Verne 59) 2. The Nautilus a. “This is a library which would do honor to more than one of the continental palaces, and I am absolutely astounded when I consider that it can follow you to the bottom of the seas (Verne 57) b. II. Renegade Submarine Captain A. Nemo’s Hatred to society 1. His feelings on society a. “I am not what you call a civilized man! I have done with society entirely, for reasons, which I alone have a right to appreciate. I do not therefore, obey its laws and I desire you never to allude to them before me again!” (Verne 51) b. “Mysterious hatred against society” (Dayton 1031) c. “not only had he put himself beyond the pale of human laws, but he had made himself independent of them, free in the
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