Friday, April 19, 2013

SAMPLE ESSAYS AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS by JULES VERNE


(AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS by JULES VERNE) SAMPLE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
1. Based on one novel above, write about a character who is determined to achieve success.

Based on the novel Around the World in 80 days written by Jules Verne, Phileas
Fogg is determined to achieve success.

Phileas Fogg was very determined to travel around the world in 80 days. The railway track  from Alahabad  to  Calcutta was  incomplete.    Therefore,  he bought  an elephant  to continue the journey.  Finally, they reached Allahabad.

Besides, Phileas Fogg was also determined to continue his journey. He found out that the steamer had left him. He searched for another ship to continue his journey.

In conclusion, we should always be determined to achieve success.



2. Choose one of the novels, write about a lesson that you have learnt in the novel.

Based on the novel Around the World in 80 days written by Jules Verne, a lesson that
I have learnt is we must be brave.

Firstly, Phileas Fogg was very brave to accept the wager. Andrew wagered 4000 pounds. Phileas Fogg accepted the wager. Finally, he managed to travel around the world in
80 days.

Secondly, Fogg was brave to save Aouda. She was kidnapped by bandits. He wanted to save her. It was very dangerous but Phileas Fogg managed to save her.

In conclusion, we must be brave to take risks.



3. Based on one novel,write about an important/interesting/significant event .

Based on the novel Around the World in 80 days written by Jules Verne, an important/interesting/significant event is when Phileas Fogg tried to save Aouda.

In the story, Aouda was kidnapped by bandits. Phileas Fogg wanted to save her. It was very dangerous but Phileas Fogg managed to save her. In my opinion, this event is important/interesting/significant because it shows that Phileas Fogg is a brave person.

This event is also interesting because it shows that Phileas Fogg is concerned about Aouda. He did not know Aouda but when she was kidnapped, he and his friends tried their best to save her.

Based on the reasons above, I think that this is an important/interesting/significant event.



4. Based on one novel ,write about a theme that you have learnt in the novel.

Based on the novel Around the World in 80 days written by Jules Verne, I have learnt the theme of determination.

Firstly, Jean Passepartout was determined to help Mr Fogg. He followed Phileas Fogg to  travel around  the  world  in  80  days.  They  faced  many problems during  the  journey. Passepartout still wanted to find ways to help Phileas.

Next, Phileas Fogg aslo showed determination when he saved Auoda. She was kidnapped  by  bandits.He  wanted  to  save  her.  It  was  very  dangerous  but  Phileas  Fogg managed to save her.

In a nutshell, I have learnt to be more determined in solving my problems.


5. Based on one novel you have read, write about how two characters work together to achieve success.

Based on the novel Around the World in 80 days written by Jules Verne, there are two characters who work together to achieve success. The two characters are Phileas Fogg and Jean Passepartout.

In the story, Aouda was kidnapped by bandits. Phileas Fogg wanted to save her. It was very dangerous but Phileas Fogg and Jean Passepartout worked together to save Aouda. Jean Passepartout helped his master to save Aouda from the bandits. He followed Phileas Fogg’s order. They were able to save Aouda in the end.

Next, Jean Passepartout also helped Phileas Fogg to get to Calcutta. The railway track from Alahabad to Calcutta was incomplete.   Passerpartout suggested that they bought an elephant to continue the journey. Finally, they managed to reach Allahabad.

In the end,  Phileas  Fogg  won the wager. This  is because Passepartout  worked together with him to win the wager.


6. Based on one novel, write about a relationship between friends in the story.

Based on the novel Around the World in 80 days written by Jules Verne, I have noticed the relationship between Phileas Fogg and Jean Passepartout.

In the story, Aouda was kidnapped by bandits. Phileas Fogg wanted to save her. It was very dangerous but Phileas Fogg and Jean Passepartout worked together to save Aouda. Jean Passepartout helped his master to save Aouda from the bandits. They were able to save her  in the end.

Next, they worked together to fight the outlaws on the train in America. They were on their way to Omaha. The train was attacked by outlaws. They would die if they did not fight to save themselves.

In conclusion, Passepartout helped Fogg to win the wager.

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7. Based on one novel,write about a synopsis of the story.

The story of Around the World in 80 Days written by Jules Verne was about Phileas Fogg. He wagered with Andrew Stuart that he could travel around the world in 80 days. He had a butler named Passsepartout. He travelled with his butler.

They had many problems along the journey around the world. They had to travel to Allahabad on an elephant.  They also helped save Princess Aouda when she was kidnapped by the bandits. Passepartout was also arrested for entering a temple illegally. Phileas Fogg had to pay for his bail. They also had to fight outlaws on the train in America.

Lastly, Phileas Fogg was able to travel around the world in 80 days and won the wager. In the end, he married Aouda and they lived happily ever after.

TAKEN FROM MODUL TAMBAH NILAI 2012
JABATAN PELAJARAN TERENGGANU