The Count of Monte Cristo: Revenge

1198 WordsOct 8, 19995 Pages
The Count of Monte Cristo: Revenge The Story of Edmond Dantès, the Sailor, who Becomes the Rich & Powerful Count of Monte Cristo and Takes Revenge on all his Enemies. Chesky Hoffman June 17, 1996 Dr. Goodale In this essay I will show how Edmond Dantes punishes his four enemies with relation to their specific ambitions. Edmond is sent to jail due to his enemies' jealousy. After he escapes he becomes rich and powerful and gets back at them. Before I relate to you how Dantes gets back at his enemies I would like to familiarize you with the story. The story describes the life of its main character Edmond Dantes. He is promoted to captain of his ship. This promotion ignites the jealousy of his fellow shipmate Danglars.…show more content…
This loss of money caused Dantes' father to starve to death. The Count understood Caderousse's greed and punished him through it. The Count took revenge on Fernand Mondego by causing his wife Mercédes and son Albert to leave home. To do this, the Count introduced Albert to Danglars's daughter. The couple became engaged. A few days before the wedding was to take place, Danglars asked the Count for information about Fernand. The Count told him to send a letter to where Fernand worked as guard for the Ali Pasha. When Danglars received a reply to his letter, the news spread quickly that Fernand was a traitor and let the enemy become victorious. The Pasha entrusted Fernand with his wife and daughter. Fernand sold them indirectly to the Count. The main point of this punishment was to make Mercédes and Albert leave Fernand. This punishment relates to Fernand's ambitions because the Count thought about how back in Marseilles Fernand took away his family (Mercédes and his father). In getting his revenge, the Count causes Fernand to lose his family. Villefort was a loyalist, His father was a Bonapartist. He was always trying to get the favor of the King so that he could get an even higher position. One way to accomplish this task was to find Bonapartists and put them in jail. Villefort sent the Count to jail only because the latter knew that Villefort's father was a Bonapartist. When he sent the
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