Thoughts and commentary on Victor Hugo’s masterpiece.
Posts Tagged “Jean Prouvaire”
Get to Know Your ABCsIn the novel, the rebellious students are all individuals, not just Enjolras, Marius, Grantaire and the backup singers seen in the musical.
Hey Barricade, Who’s in Charge Here?Initial skirmishes on the barricade, the first deaths, Marius' suicide mission, Gavroche pushing things a bit too far, and Valjean reaching another crisis.
Getting SchooledEach of the students represents a part of revolution: Enjolras is purpose, Combeferre wisdom, Jean Prouvere the artist, etc. And there's a lot of humor and wordplay in their introduction.