20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

Jules Verne

What's it about you ask?

Well, 20,000 Leagues is about a mysterious creature sinking ships all around the world, and the U.S. government decides to commission the USS Abraham Lincoln to capture the beast, and on board is Pierre Aronnax, Conseil, and Ned Land.

Contrasts & Contradictions

Off of the coast of Norway one night, Pierre, Conseil, and Ned plan an escape from the giant squid. They then realize that they are heading towards a giant whirlpool where no ship has ever survived going through.But they got through it on a small dinghy and awoke in a fisherman's hut.If I were them, I would go around the whirlpool or just go another path.


(When they arrive in the fisherman's hut)Pg 335-"The coast was strewn with mollusks, mussels, limpets, smooth cockles shaped like hearts, and especially clios, with their oblong membranous bodies and their heads formed of two round lobes."335- "The water near shore was alive with these charming pteropods, veritable butterflies of the sea."