Eponine Quotes (5 quotes)
Chapter VI. The Agony of Death after the Agony of Life
Marius: Good God, what are you doing? Have you seen my beloved? Why have you come back here? From modern, to canon, to everywhere else between. Most are pre-Cosette, though I do adore her I found it less complicated for these to take place before that.
Eponine and Marius are not quite star-crossed lovers. The couple that, had Victor Hugo focus-tested the plot of Les Mis , would have probably won out over the pairing of Marius and Cosette. Scenes would have been rewritten to fulfill that overwhelming reader desire for Eponine to win his heart in the end. The film adaptation, opening Dec. Marius gets a family history, and Eponine is presented with more of a moral conflict, and they become richer characters because of it. As a bit of background, in the film, we meet Eponine at two stages in her life.