16 December, 2009
Journey to the Center of the Earth
The book, Journey to the Center of the Earth, by Jules Verne, tells as the story of an amazing journey of three brave men to the core of the Earth. This story shows as the relationships between three absolutely different men, who travel together through impediments and dangers. Verne opens the reader to the infinitive posibilities of imagination. Journey to the Center of the Earth is an adventure story that has some elements of fantasy and science fiction. These qualities make this story exciting and unpredictable to the last page of the book.
The main goal that Professor Liedenbrock and his nephew Harry set was to achieve the center of the Earth. They found subterranean world with ocean, dinosaurs and giant people. However, the most important event of their journey was the discovery that they made in a core of the Earth, they proved that inside of our Earth there is a secret world. The main character of this story is Professor Liedenbrock. Liedenbrock is a scientist who worked in a sphere of geology, it is necessary to mention that he was one of the most famous experts in geology of that time. He is a tall and spear man of iron constitution with restless eyes that are always in a constant motion. He always goes with his first decision, and it is difficult to change his mind after. In all difficult situations, he is a leader who always makes a right decision, but this property of his temper sometimes is unbearable for his companions. Another character of this story is Harry, he is very young and smart, and he is always trying to dispute with his uncle Professor Liedenbrock. During the entire journey, he is thinking about dangers that lie and wait for them in the center of the Earth. The third character it is an Icelandic guide Hans. He took part in this dangerous adventure just because of money and the most comical thing was that Professor Liedenbrock paid...