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    mentions hatred, and uses the word, “One” to start many sentences. The rule of three is applied in this same place of his speech when he says, “You fight it. You denounce it. You disarm it.” These devices show the importance of at least having some emotion, even if it is a negative one, as opposed to no emotion at all. Additionally, by using a series of rhetorical questions, Wiesel encourages the listener to think about the insanity of people’s actions during that time. Combined, these devices work on the audience to evoke their emotions of one of the most painful, confusing, and shocking times in the world’s history. Pope Francis, known for his spirit of poverty, upon arriving in the Holy Land for a recent visit, addressed President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and the people of Israel to explain the intentions of his visit. He spoke of the war where Christians and others are being persecuted and killed for their faith. Having a long line of predecessors who have visited the Holy Land, and as a protector not only of all Christians, but of people of all religions, the Pope’s duty is to be mindful of the persecution people face. Being a beacon of peace and reconciliation by nature of his position, he is biased toward “equitable solutions to complex problems” such as those faced in the Holy Land currently. Delivered well after the horrors of WWII and before anything similar to the concentration camps can occur in the war in the Holy Land, he begs…

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    In the novel, The Count of Monte Cristo, many characters are introduce throughout the story and most of these characters undergo an 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…

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    A young boy named Edmond Dantés turns into a man due to extreme and strenuous circumstances that forces him into manhood. He takes on a new identity, the Count of Monte Cristo and earns possession of a large inheritance. He then gets revenge on those who were responsible for his 14 years in prison. This is one of many important conflicts that occur in, and determine the plot of, The Count of Monte Cristo. Others include Valentine and Maximilian’s love story, Albert and the Count’s duel, and…

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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…

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    The word “inferno” means Hell in Italian. Hell is where the main character Dante Alighieri and the ghost of the Roman poet Virgil, who was sent Dante’s deceased loved one Beatrice, travel in order to help Dante get back on the right path. The reason why Dante travels to Hell is because the Ghost of Virgil offers to guide Dante through Hell in order to get to Paradise (Heaven) to purify himself of all his sins. During the journey in Hell, they travel through the Nine Circles of Hell. The Circles…

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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 of three of Dantes’s so-called friends. As a wise man once said, ‘Jealousy is a form of hatred built upon…

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    The Count of Monte Cristo is written by Alexandre Dumas, is a tale written in Romanticism time period. The tale is about a common man in the romanticism period, named Dante. Dante had a good life until one mistake changed his life. Throughout the movie god played an important role in everyone's life. Dante changed so much throughout the movie the biggest change was in his emotions. Dantes was a romantic hero. To be considered a romantic hero back in the day you had to have a secret,…

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    Alexandre Dumas was born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie on July 24, 1802, in Villers-Cotterêts, France (Bio.com). Alexandre Dumas family lineage can be traced back to the Haitian island where his father was born and his grandmother was a slave (Bio.com). The Dumas family name was adopted from Alexandre's grandmother, an enslaved Haitian woman named Marie-Césette Dumas (Bio.com). This is an interesting fact about the author because of the presence of strong racial tensions in this time period.…

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    published Brazilian author of all time. In total he has published 30 books, three of them are autobiographical, while majority of others are fictional. However all these novels are rooted in his life experiences? I n total he has sold more than 150 million books in over 150 countries worldwide and his works have been translated in 80 languages. The recipient of numerous prestigious international awards. he is a story teller with a power to inspire nations and to change people lives. …

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    the diplomacy of the still immature United Nations to resolve and contain the event. This event was the first major confrontation between the two superpowers in the nuclear era. It also involved strong international personalities and clearly depicted how fragile traditional international relationships could become when one or more nations attempted to take unilateral conventional action without superpower sponsorship. It also pointed to the folly of such a policy by bringing the world to the…

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