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by Louise
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: The Brick
Topic: Of boys and bullets
Replies: 8
Views: 7015

Re: Of boys and bullets

Gavroche was a born rebel leader in the making and is like Bahorel getting into any rebellion or riot going! When Gavroche asks Enjolras for a musket, he says he had one at the 1830 barricades! If he hadn't died, he would have been one of the rebel leaders in 1848!
by Louise
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: The Brick
Topic: Criticism
Replies: 8
Views: 1019

Re: Criticism

For example, one of the most common criticisms I've heard is the stereotypical, misogynistic portrayal of women. The well developed characters in Les Mis are all men. They have a complicated backstory and a strong personality. Even minor characters who get probably like five lines in total *cough* ...
by Louise
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Brick Meta
Topic: Les Amis: Ages and Religions
Replies: 26
Views: 5335

Re: Les Amis: Ages and Religions

Sorry to be so long replying. Yes I would say that Robespierre, as well as well as Rousseau was his hero. He says of Rousseau "I revere the man". But in the beginning of the initial description of Combeferre where it is comparing Enjolras and Combeferre it says: "The first [Enjolras] ...
by Louise
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Written Works
Topic: Les Miz Fanlit
Replies: 10
Views: 4491

Re: Les Miz Fanlit

Has anyone read Virago by Ellie Valsin? It is the "barricade boys" story, only Enjolras is a woman in the disguise of a man. I originally came across it on Tumblr (which I generally find a confusing site and only find things by accident) and there was a link to the book on Amazon. Actually...
by Louise
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Brick Meta
Topic: Les Amis: Ages and Religions
Replies: 26
Views: 5335

Re: Les Amis: Ages and Religions

I don't know about the religions of most of the Les Amis, but I think that Enjolras would be a deist like his hero Robespierre. As for ages, Enjolras is usually regarded as 26 when he died, as it is 1828 when they are introduced. Grantaire is the same age as Lesgles?Bousett, he says this when commen...

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