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    In the captivating novel of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Edmond Dantes has dramatically changed over the course of the novel from a young sailor to a rich and powerful count. With many events leading up to this transformation Edmond learns that revenge does not always result in happiness the way it is planned. When putting trust into someone the outcome is always different. For example the reason Edmond gets put into prison is because Dantes but trust in the wrong people such as Fernand and Danglars. Throughout the novel Edmond faces varies obstacles that have made him stronger and wiser. For example when living in prison Edmond meets a priest and learns a great deal from the priest. “The days passed swiftly, but each one…

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    Jamie Nguyen English I Honors Mrs. Reedy 4 October 2015 Dantes’s Revenge According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of revenge is “to avenge (as oneself) usually by retaliating in kind or degree, or “to inflict injury in return for.” The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas is an intricate story written about obsession and revenge. Falsely accused for treason and also being a Bonapartist, Dantes was arrested on the day of his wedding. He was imprisoned on the island…

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    In The Odyssey, Count of Monte Cristo, and Thor, all of the main characters have unique attributes or characteristics that makes the hero’s archetype. Homer’s Odysseus (The Odyssey), Alexander Dumas’s Edmond Dantes (The Count of Monte Cristo), and Kenneth Branagh’s Thor (Thor) are all main characters that have special attributes that make the hero’s archetype. Thor’s arrogance, strength, and self-sacrificing attitude make him an epic, and a romantic hero., Odysseus’s Intellect, bravery, and…

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    terrifying Napoleonic era, a bright young sailor named Edmond Dantès is on track for a successful and happy life. This is until four young men devise a plan to place him in the awful dungeons of the Chateau d’If. After fourteen long years, Dantes makes miraculous escape and starts a journey seeking revenge on the ones who brought his misery, and to reward those who supported him and his father. Throughout his life experiences, he has changed physically, intellectually, and spiritually. These…

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    many times in Alexandre Dumas’s novel, The Count of Monte Cristo. In Alexandre Dumas’ novel, the protagonist Edmond Dantes, is plotted against, framed, and thrown into a prison by his fake friends. Driven by the anger at his unlawful imprisonment, Dantes sets on a journey to punish those who plotted against him. In this journey, he plays out his onlook of justice, which is vengeance.. He, of course, is successful, but to the point where he bloodies his hands on both the wicked and the innocent.…

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    indentity change at some point during the novel. The main, and by far the most dynamic character, is Edmond Dantès. Dantès is the protagonist of Alexandre Dumas’ classic novel. Edmond lived his life honestly, that is until he was framed for a crime he did not commit. Taking place in Marseilles, France in the 1800’s, Dantès fights for his freedom and pursues many acts of revenge against those who wronged him, but all of this revenge takes a toll on who he is as a person. Dantès is a man of…

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    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…

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    corrupted, it is easy to lose sense of what is right or wrong, and sometimes it is necessary to take justice into one's own hands. Such is the case of Edmond Dantes in "The Count of Monte Cristo" and V in "V for Vendetta", once honest and good men consumed by pain, disappointment, and hate who engage in a vendetta against those who destroyed their life. The success of both characters' revenge is achieved differently because V destroys and Dantes exposes. Dantes and V come from different…

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    Michael Potter Ms.Alexander English 2 Honors Period 3 15 October 2015 Summaries Chapter 1 The story starts off by introducing edmond dantes who has just returned from a journey aboard the pharaon. Dantes is first mate of the pharaon. later Morrell shows up and promotes dantes to captain since the last captain died, and because dantes is loved by many and an honorable sailor. Chapter 2 In chapter 2 Caderousse is introduced. Caderousse is the neighbor of Dantes’ father. Caderousse is a friend of…

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    What seems good turns bad, and what seems bad turns good. It is an endless cycle. In the movie, Count of Monte Cristo, Edmond Dantes looks as if he has the perfect life. He is about to become the captain of a ship, he is engaged to a woman named Mercedes, and he is liked by almost everyone who knows him. This amazing life, however, ends up dangerous because of the jealousy among some of Dantes’s so-called friends. And the revenge of Dantes. As a wise man once said, ‘Jealousy is a form of…

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