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  • Count Of Monte Cristo
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    The Count of Monte Cristo By: Alexandre Dumas Type of Literary Work: Historical Novel This book is an example of a historical Novel. It is historically accurate, and consists of characters that could have existed in the nineteenth century. Theme: Judgment Day comes to us all inevitably. We all pay for all evil and injustices of our life, yet sometimes there will be someone so viciously wronged, that he will return like a wrath of nature, with and unquenchable thirst for vengeance. Such a vendett...
  • Count Of Monte Cristo
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    The Count of Monte Christo By Alexandre Dumas I want to introduce you to, "The Count of Monte Christo", by Alexandre Dumas. It is a story that starts as a love story that turns to betrayal and revenge. The Count of Monte Christo is set in France about 1804 in a large city. There was confusion to who led France, King Louis or Napoleon. France was divided by the two ruling parties. The main character is Edmond Dantes. He did many things in this story. He was a sailor, a lover, a friend, a captain,...
  • Danglars's Revelation To Monte Cristo
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    Amber lyn Be leche 6-20-05 Chapters 1-5 The Count of Monte Cristo Journal In the beginning of the book The Count of Monte Cristo we meet Edmond Dant " es; he comes across as a model of honesty, ability, and innocence. "He was a fine tall, slim young fellow, with black eyes, and hair as dark as a ravens wing; and his whole appearance bespoke that calmness and resolution peculiar to men accustomed from their cradle to contend with danger (pg 4)". Regardless of his youth, he is a useful leader to h...
  • Count Of Monte Cristo
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    The Count of Monte Cristo I want to begin by introducing you to this great book written by Alexandre Dumas. This novel was published by the Penguin Group in 2001. It was a story full of love, adventure and betrayal. It began as a sweet romance. Then a third party began to reveal his perverse intentions to feed off of the innocent. It was a envy, jealous, and deceit. After the sad and unfortunate body of this suspenseful thriller there was a twist in the story. A great success for our Edmond and ...
  • Dantes As The Count
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    The Count of Monte Cristo is an interesting tale about a sailor named Dantes who changes his whole persona in order to get back at his enemies. Dantes becomes a number of different people in order to carry out his plans. The changes Dantes went through made his different stages as a sailor and later as a mastermind of vengeance seem like day and night. Although Dantes seems very na " ive at the beginning of the story, he becomes very sharp during his stay in jail. By the amount of detail and pre...
  • Count Of Monte Cristo
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    The Count of Monte Cristo is a very powerful book. So powerful in fact, that was controversial when it was first released. The Catholic church in France condemned it because of its powerful message it presented the reader. This theme was one of revenge and vengeance. Monte Cristo had two goals- to reward those who were kind to him and his aging father, and to punish those responsible for his imprisonment and suffering. For the latter, he plans slow and painful punishment. To have spent fourteen ...
  • Money From Old Dantes
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    'All we have to do is kill him, take the diamond and money, then leave. ' Gaspard Caderousse looks at his wife with a gleam in his eye. The rogue thinks about what would happen if he lets his wife do the arduous task of killing the jeweler. He already had seen the jeweler's two pistols. She would rush in to the jeweler's room and stab the jeweler; the jeweler would shoot and kill her. All Caderousse would have to do is go upstairs, make sure the jeweler is dead, get the diamond, come downstairs,...
  • Dantes As The Count Of Monte Cristo
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    THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO The theme of The Count of Monte Cristo is one of vengeance and forgiveness, power and powerlessness. When Dantes is unfairly given a life-prison sentence by his enemies (Villefort, Danglers, and Fernand), he spends every waking moment planning his revenge. As soon as Dantes miraculously escapes and returns to the world with riches, he sees it as a sign that God has opened for him the door of revenge. He is no longer his former self. Fourteen years behind bars in a dark ...
  • Count Of Monte Cristo As Andrea Cavalcanti
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    There are many subplots involving The Count of Monte Cristo's adversaries. The first one started out in Rome where the count met two young men, Albert de Morcerf and Franz d'Epinay. The Count became a great friend to the two young men and even saved Albert's life when the "Italian bandit", Luigi Vampa, captured him. Luckily Vampa was a loyal friend to the count and obeyed his command to release Albert. Albert eventually introduced the count to Paris society and to his many friends. The next subp...
  • Monte Cristo Plays With Danglars Greed
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    In The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexander Dumas places Edmond Dantes in the position to act as God around those whom he is associated with. It is common knowledge, that God is a kind, loving, all knowing, and wrathful. Dantes is shown to have all of these characteristics. Dantes first shows his kindness as the Abbe Busoni and Lord Wilmore as he rewards those who were once kind to him. Dumas makes clear of Dantes being all knowing as he shows how each of Dantes' enemies are indebted to him. Dumas p...
  • Sherlock Holmes And Mr Watson
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    The Count of Monte Cristo The main character would have to be Edmond Dantes or The Count of Monte Cristo. Edmond Dantes is surprisingly quite successful for such a young age, he is an outstanding ship captain, a good friend to all his friends, and not to mention he is about to marry a beautiful women named Mercedes. One characteristic that Dantes never loses is his kindness to people and his charm even after he spends a lifetime in prison. When he becomes the Count of Monte Cristo, he becomes mo...
  • End Of The Count Of Monte Cristo
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    "The Cask of Amontillado" and "A Rose for Emily" have many important similarities as well as many differences. While both stories are gothic horror tales that end in murder. "The Cask of Amontillado" implies foul play from the very beginning while "A Rose for Emily" surprises us with the grotesque details at the end of the story. Edgar Allan Poe uses vivid images to make the horrific situation very realistic to reader. Montresor must have revenge without getting caught otherwise there will be no...
  • Time Edmund Dantes
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    Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo questions the success of revenge, and illustrates the joy of letting go. While in prison, a bloodthirsty lust for revenge consumes Edmund Dantes and represses his faith, love, and all the other positive ideals he once treasured, leaving him with only a cold, black heart. Only until Dantes releases his hatred and embraces the love and wealth surrounding him can he reclaim his time spent in Chateau D'If. By the time Edmund Dantes escapes from prison, he c...

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