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The themes of this novel are calmness and persistence These two themes are exemplified by one character Mr Fogg Mr Fogg is always calm in the novel not once in this novel does he show any anxiety or nervousness Mr Fogg under a prolific amount pressure of losing a wager of twenty thousand pounds remained very tranquil never once to lose his state of mind The second theme of this story is persistence shown by Mr Fogg Mr Fogg never gives up on wager of a prolific amount of money precisely twenty thousand pounds As the odds turn against him he remains on his path and does not give up His persistence in the end pays off and Mr Fogg wins his wager on who The Reform Club will pay But did he really achieve a goal by making this unbelievable trip around the world in an astonishing eighty daysThis novel takes place in the late 1800s approximately 1872 Mr Phileas Fogg lived at No 7 Saville Row Burlington Gardens As the story progresses on and one tiny wager is made a trip around the world changes the setting of this novel many a times Some of these settings are London Suez Bombay Calcutta Hong Kong Yokohama San Francisco and New York Clearly though one the most important settings was in the Indian forests which were passed through in order to pursue to Kandallah The Carnatic and the Mongolia were also key settings to the novelIn the 19th century a man by the name of Phileas Fogg made a wager that he would be able to travel the world in approximately eighty days At the time of his wager he was looking for a servant He found a servant by the name of Jean Passepartout These two came to the understanding that Fogg was the master and Passepartout was just a man His master told Passepartout that they were leaving immediately to travel around the
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