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What is the climax of 20,000 Leagues under the Sea?

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The climax is the moment of greatest tension in a story. In 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, the climax takes place when Captain Nemo takes the crazy decision to sink the ship after it comes under attack by an unidentified warship. Nemo seems completely oblivious to the loss of life that this will cause.

No wonder, then, that Aronnax and the other men make the decision to escape from the ship, and even more importantly, to escape from the borderline insane, egomaniacal Nemo,...

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