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The Count Of Monte Cristo

Elena Flores Period 1 August 16, 2013 The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Duma When my cousin initially showed me this novel, I looked upon it as something around the lines of a history read. At a first look, with more than a thousand pages, The Count of Monte Cristo looked like a waste of time. Not only that, but it wasn’t even in modern English. I had never enjoyed Shakespeare. Why would this be any different? This novel would probably consist of long paragraphs that just dragged...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Albert, Franz and the Count of Monte Cristo John D. Rockefeller once said, “A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship” (http://www.brainyquote.com/). In the book The Count of Monte Cristo, a novel written by Alexandre Dumas, a man by the name of Edmond Dantes is wrongfully accused by his so called “friends” and is put in the dreadful prison, Chateau d’If. After his good pal Abbe Faria dies, he escapes and finds a treasure, with the money he swears to get revenge...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo The Count of Monte Cristo, written by Alexander Dumas, is a classic novel about a young sailor named Edmond Dantes who is imprisoned for alleged conspiracy with Napoleon. Doomed to a life in jail, Dantes discovers that the series of disastrous events that led to his imprisonment were caused by his very own “friends”. Vowing to get his revenge, Dantes manages to escape captivity, and find those who made his life miserable. Dantes then identifies himself as the Count of Monte...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo Theme: 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...

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I. The Count of Monte Cristo II. Characters Edmond Dantès -  The protagonist of the novel. Dantès is an intelligent, honest, and loving man who turns bitter and vengeful after he is framed for a crime he does not commit. When Dantès finds himself free and enormously wealthy, he takes it upon himself to act as the agent of Providence, rewarding those who have helped him in his plight and punishing those responsible for his years of agony. The Count of Monte Cristo -  The identity Dantès...

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Garret M. Gwozdz Ms. Vertiz English I-H./4 28 March 2013 The Mad Twins The Count of Monte Cristo, written by Alexandre dumas in 1845, has fascinated and intrigued readers for centuries, with its numerous gothic elements and motifs. It was written in France during the time after Napoleon was dethroned in 1844. Alexandre Dumas took a tour of Southern France in 1834 and much of the information that he gained on the tour was used to write this novel including the City of Marseille. The novel, with...

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Monte Cristo is paying an older gentleman to act as Marquis Bartolomeo Calvacanti, father of Andrea Calvacanti. They are both receiving an allowance to act as Andrea Calvacanti. They are presented to one another. Monte Cristo also invites them to his dinner party. He intends to introduce Andrea Calvacanti to Parisien society. Analysis: Monte Cristo is here setting the stage for Calvacanti's entrance to Parisien society where he will be instrumental in the downfall of Villefort, Caderousse, and...

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Count of Monte Cristo

Per.7 11/16/10 Count of Monte Cristo & Dark Romanticism To understand where Dark romanticism comes from, we must first know about Romanticism in general. Romanticism was found in the 18th century, it represents imagination and expression of emotion in poetry , art, and literature. Dark romanticism was found in the 19th century, it represents dark gothic subjects. In human life, some aspects that we show of dark romanticism, would be revenge, hate, murder, revenge, and greed. All of these aspects...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Analysis

Glenn Boswell January 19, 2014 English 2 Pages in Book: 531 The Count of Monte Cristo Introduction The Count of Monte Cristo was written by Alexandre Dumas. It was first published in 1844. More recently, it was published by Bantam Dell in 1956 in New York, New York. The book I read was translated by Lowell Bair. The story takes place in the 1800s in France, Italy and on the Island of Monte Cristo. The setting is during the period in France when Napoleon Bonaparte returns to power after being exiled...

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Archetypes in the Count of Monte Cristo

Archetypes in The Count of Monte Cristo Mysterious, morose, cunning, rebellious, and even ingenious are only a few words used to describe Edmond Dantes as a Byronic Hero. A Byronic Hero is defined as a glorified but flawed character with immense superiority in his passions and powers. These heroes can be depicted in a variety of ways and contexts. Similar to a Byronic Hero, Edmond Dantes has suffered great wrongs and was betrayals. However, he emerges as a cruel and powerful man who believes he...

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