Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

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What reasons prompted Jean Valjean to decide to leave the Rue Plumet, as we see in Victor Hugo's Les Misérables?

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The first reason why Jean Valjean makes the decision to move out of their rented home on the Rue Plumet is that he had seen M. Thenardier repeatedly and was certain that "Thenardier was prowling in their neighborhood" (Vol., 4, Bk.9, Ch. 1). The Thenardiers were the innkeepers that Fantine left Cosette with to be taken care of while she went off to a neighboring village to find work to provide for Cosette. The Thenardiers proved to be very cruel to...

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