Journey to the Center of the Earth Questions and Answers

Journey to the Center of the Earth

In May of 1863, geologist Professor Otto Lidenbrock, the protagonist of Jules Verne's 1864 novel Journey to the Center of the Earth finds a coded note written on parchment in the runic manuscript...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2019, 9:52 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Axel is one of the main characters in the Verne's novel Journey to the Center of the Earth. He is the book's narrator, nephew of Professor Otto Lidenbrock, who obtains an ancient Icelandic...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2020, 1:41 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

It depends on the type of setting you change it to. The novel is a tale of adventure (the science of this work is completely off-base, as opposed to some of Verne's other works, most notable 20,000...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2009, 8:40 am (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

The wording of your question is a bit difficult to understand. The entirety of the narrative of Journey to the Center of the Earth takes place over the course of a single descent in the direction...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2020, 2:10 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Axel outlines in detail the various gear the travelers will take with them to the center of the earth, dividing it into categories: instruments to take measurements and guide the journey; arms...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2020, 1:25 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Axel leaves for Iceland on the 2nd of June on the Danish Schooner Valkyrie. On the 11th of June, with sharks and whales circling the boat (page 46), he catches his first glimpse of the Iceland...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2019, 8:50 am (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

The most marked likeness between the two stories is the rational approach the men take to their new environment. Otto the scientist provides the scientific background to explain what is going on at...

Latest answer posted February 10, 2018, 1:32 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

In the novel, Professor Lidenbrock and the others descend deep beneath the earth and reach a granite wall. They blast through it, but instead of finding a passageway to the center of the earth,...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2019, 4:42 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

In chapter 37 of Journey to the Center of the Earth, Axel and the others traverse the shore of the subterranean sea. While they do so, Axel ponders what could have caused the sea to form deep...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2021, 6:22 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

This is a tough assignment. I can only offer a few suggestions to hopefully get you started. First, you ought to tell what the book is about and not assume that your reader has ever read it. Your...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2012, 2:12 pm (UTC)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Without a specific chapter to go on, I am making an educated guess that this question is asking about an event sequence that begins at the end of chapter 40. During this chapter, the men have...

Latest answer posted July 11, 2018, 9:26 pm (UTC)

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