The Question and Answer section for Journey to the Center of the Earth is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Hans is a calm, wise, stoic man, and does not talk much during the trip. He also saves the lives of the entire adventure party numerous times. Professor Lidenbrock is hardworking and optimistic, never giving up on the journey to the center of the...
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The novel's main conflict involves overcoming the physical obstacles of the journey. Namely, the need for food and water, navigation through the tunnels, the fear and danger of the unknown, and the eventual need to get out.