Explain how love changes the lives of Jean Valjean and Cosette
In Part I, Fantine, poverty and abject need have an adverse effect on Jean Valjean, the Thénardiers, and Fantine. Choose one (1) of these characters, and analyze the effects that poverty and need have on the character’s development as well as the character’s significance in the novel. (If you choose the Thénardiers, consider both husband and wife in your analysis.)
In Part II, Cosette, both Jean Valjean and Cosette experience love for the first time. Love is a strong, but common, emotion, yet it is peculiar to Jean Valjean and Cosette. Why? Explain how love changes the lives of Jean Valjean and Cosette.
Use three (3) data (embedded quotes) to support your analysis with warrants (commentary) that explains how your evidence supports your thesis