Captain Nemo Book Summary and Study Guide

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A fictional account of Jules Verne as a youth, then a man, recounting to his thoughts, the actual events that spawned nearly all of his famous stories, and acts as a 'secret' biography to the life of Andre (Captain) Nemo. The book also trades back and forth in telling the history of Jules Verne's life as well, and the fate of the woman both he and Nemo loved.
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Captain Andre Nemo explorers the corners of the universe while a young Jules Verne struggles to become a successful writer.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 15%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 15%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 40% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a great scientist Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena    -   surviving natural elements on planet Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   love triangle/polygon Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   warship Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Age:    -   a teen    -   20's-30's Really unusual traits?    -   Super genius


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Water    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   19th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths    -   explicit references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed    -   some scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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