Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

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Examine the morality of M. Thenardier and M. Javert.

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There is a thorough character anaylsis here at Enotes.  Here is an excerpt on both Thenardier and Javert that speaks to their morality (or lack thereof).  I have "bolded" the parts that speak to the morality issue. 

Monsieur Thernardier is "(t)he unscrupulous innkeeper and his wife take care of Cosette, but treat her poorly. He embarks on a life of crime,...

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