Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne is a novel that takes place in the late nineteenth century. The title summarizes the plot because one day Phileas Fogg is with some friends and he reads in a newspaper that it is possible to travel around the world in eighty days. But no one believes this to be true except Phileas. Then Phileas bets them that he could make the journey in eighty or
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some of the technology and how he described the trips. The book affected me into thinking that we are a real lucky society because of the advancement in technology in that we can travel the world in probably a day now. I learned no to take our automobiles and aircrafts for granted. As a result of this novel, I better understand the hardships people had to make in order to travel a meek 9 or 10 miles.