Theme Of Revenge In Dante's Life

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Revenge in Dante's life
Revenge is a powerful thing to want. It consumes people, and can make them forget the important things going on around them. They think that they are getting justice for themselves. When really sometimes revenge is as pointless as putting out a fire with gas. A man named Edmond Dantes was wrongly imprisoned for 14 years. In those years Dantes sat in a prison called the Château d'If, he thought of many different ways to get revenge on his enemies. The men he thought he could trust were the reasoning behind him being stuck in jail. There was more than just one person who had done him wrong, and Dantes knew that he was going to get back at all of them one way or another. With his genius thinking, he got out of the prison all on his own. He wanted his revenge so badly he even came up with his own, clever, escape plan. Then, he started on his journey, traveling on a long path to earn his redemption. Dantes gets his revenge in many ways, but he was not truly satisfied until he learned that he needed to forgive to get the purest form of revenge there is.
Dantes was a master of disguise. He became whoever he wanted to be, when he wanted to be them. Gerard De Villefort, was a man who
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Therefore, even after he is out of jail he is still “trapped”. He would have almost been better off just staying in the cell. Instead, he is spending all of his time being extremely focused on one thing, not getting the chance to ever enjoy his life. Dantes is making his life's only point to get back at someone. That is not a good way to live, especially living with little to no meaning. Dantes gets his revenge, but it took a great amount of time. Others would agree Dantes did not really completely get revenge on Villefort until he let the past go, and learned to forgive him. Only then did Dantes figure out the true meaning of revenge, “Wait and Hope” (Dumas

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