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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

  

by Jules Verne

Antagonist

Character Role Analysis

Captain Nemo

This is another tough call. Nemo is just so cool that it's hard to think badly of him… even though he locks up Aronnax, Ned, and Conseil, and ruthlessly destroys other ships. The thing is, we're never sure if his actions are justified or not.

So, like Aronnax, we don't want to say that Nemo's a bad guy. Also, did we mention how cool he is? Dude makes cigars out of seaweed.


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