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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition Victor Hugo's classic tale of a Gypsy girl and Quasimodo who are victimized by corrupt priest in 1482 Paris (1831)
  • I give it another try, but with my shoulder humped to keep the instrument in place, I'm certain I must look like the Hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • We call him Quasimodo because he has a hump on his back like the one on the hunchback of Notre Dame, whose real name we know is Charles Laughton.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • As I made my way down the streets of Beaufort, I looked like a wheezing version of the Hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • When she's upset, she pulls on the damn thing like the hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • He could have been the hunchback of Notre Dame, whom we had read about in French class.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Notre-Dame de Paris Also known as: The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo PREFACE.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Another British choreographer, Ronald Hynd, the choreographer of The Sanguine Fan, which the London Festival Ballet performed in China back in 1979, came to Houston to do a full-length version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • What they share with Shelley's monster is the implication that within each of us, no matter how civilized, lurk elements that we'd really prefer not to acknowledge—the exact opposite of The Hunchback of Notre Dame or "Beauty and the Beast," where a hideous outer form hides the beauty of the inner person.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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