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    The Count of Monte Cristo will only feel unsatisfied after seeking revenge. Body Paragraph: Not only does revenge bring up past pain, but it also creates unnecessary suffering and problems. The article, “Revenge: Will You Feel Better?”, explains that,“While the anticipation may feel pleasurable, the actual carrying out of revenge … may create more problems and suffering” (Hall 3). This is seen in the novel when Fernand kills himself after finding out the Count of Monte Cristo is really

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    The Count Of Monte Cristo

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    In Alexandre Dumas’, The Count of Monte Cristo, Edmond Dantes is a true blue sailor, wrongfully imprisoned for treason. During his fourteen year isolated imprisonment in the Chateau d’If, Edmond undergoes a dramatic psychological change, in which Edmond’s old personality dies and is reborn as the Count of Monte Cristo. In Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo, Edmond Dantes is a wrongfully punished man, who undergoes a dramatic psychological transformation; the Jungian Archetypes of, Ego, Self

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    as Dantes and his revenge plot. Marvelousness is something you cannot comprehend like the Count of Monte Cristo and our God. Something is desirable if you cannot have it, an example being how Fernand wanted Mercedes, and how people wanted the apple in the Garden of Eden. I agree with the philosophies stated by the Count and believe the events in the story and in the Bible show them to be true. What the count is saying by this statement is obvious. What he’s saying at first is that upon success, privileges

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    Keaton Zargham The Count of Monte Cristo Dialectical Journal Quotation, page # Reaction/Response Ch.1:” He is now at rest off the isle of El Giglio, sewn up in his hammock, with a thirty-six-pounder shot at his head and another at his heels.” PG. 2 This quote tells what sailors did to respect those who have died. This shows me that things that were done back then are a lot different than what we do now. Ch.2:” I have not

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    Background: In the book The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, there are incredible amounts of drama and conflict. All the conflict started when Captain Leclair died. Dantes was going to be given his position on the ship until Fernand, Villefort, and Danglars staged him for sending secret letters to Napoleon to overthrow king Henry. Claim: The punishment of the characters Danglars, Villefort, and Fernand from the book The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas were really not god 's punishment

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    power? It writes history and causes conflicts. Money, wealth, success, and titles do not classify power, as opposed to common misconceptions. A true display of power requires control, influence, respect, and ability. In Alexander Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo, the main character, Edmond Dantes, is an excellent portrayal of these all aspects. Napoleon, depicted in Russia 1812, written by Victor Hugo, is known throughout the world as a dominant revolutionary war general and strikes as an image of

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    The Count of Monte Cristo By: Alexandre Dumas Type of Literary Work: Historical Novel This book is an example of a historical Novel. It is historically accurate, and consists of characters that could have existed in the nineteenth century. Theme:Judgment Day comes to us all inevitably. We all pay for all evil and injustices of our life, yet sometimes there will be someone so viciously wronged, that he will return like a wrath of nature, with and unquenchable thirst for vengeance. Such a vendetta

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    Women in The Count of Monte Cristo

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    Women in The Count of Monte Cristo possess unique personalities, but intensely similar restrictions. Currently, women in the United States, as well as other countries, are able to have jobs, travel, and participate in many other activities that the ladies Dumas portrays are not allowed to. Feminist analysis of this book reveals the ways of the time and the delicate balance of society’s typical structure. In The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas realistically conveys that when women violate their

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    In the 19th century novel, The Count of Monte Cristo, the count states, “In return for slow, deep, infinite, eternal pain, I should return as nearly as possible a pain equivalent to the one inflicted on me. An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” (Dumas 385). There are many different viewpoints in the world of what is right and what is wrong, influencing the common theme of justice in many literary works today. Subjects of justice can be seen and compared in pieces of literature and religious texts

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    Theme Analysis The Count of Monte Cristo, the romantic novel which is written by Alexandre Dumas, tells a story about that the protagonist designs an elaborate revenge for his enemies after he escapes from the prison since they are the people who frame him by planning the conspiracy. This novel uses the experience of Edmond to claim its theme that people who only know how to be justice and kind could not have enough power to defend themselves unless they also know how to think rigorously and

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    maybe some evil. In “Viva la Vida” and “ The Count of Monte Cristo” the writer's’ use of imagery to portray the idea that power can often be used for personal intentions but also can be used for evil as well. Power is not always good and noble, but dark and devious. In “The Count of Monte Cristo” when Abbé Busoni surprises Caderousse at the count of monte cristo’s house, even though Caderousse

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    First published in 1845, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas is a classic rags-to-riches revenge story. Edmond Dantès, wrongfully imprisoned for 14 years, returns with a cavern full of riches, a noble title as the Count of Monte Cristo, and a princess slave to exact revenge on his enemies. But while Dumas tells a compelling story in over a thousand pages, he is not the best writer. Often redundant, Dumas has a tendency to take the reader out of the story either with a jarring comment or

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    The Creation of the Count The theme of this book named as “The Count of Monte Cristo” is basically about the vengeance, power and powerless. The author of this is Alexandre Dumas and this was published in 1845. So basically in this essay the central life issue in “The Count of Monte Cristo” is question of revenge is about edmond dantes, who is a young sailor and is got a reward as a captain of the ship, but unfortunately four men decided that he will be imprisoned for the crime that he didn’t

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    The main theme that is presented within The Count of Monte Cristo is that revenge and manipulation is easily able to hurt someone, but also benefit another. In this case, Edmond Dantès takes the side of benefit and those brought underneath his vengeance had been ruined. After a plan carefully schemed by three of his false friends, Dantes was thrown into prison and placed under a situation of betrayal and resentment. This long wait in the chateau d’If had put a need for revenge into Dantès head which

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    In The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Edmond Dantes becomes and acts as an instrument of a divine plan. Dantes spends nearly his entire life working to fulfill a divine plan; one of retribution and dominance. As he strives to complete his end goal, Dantes experiences life, death, and rebirth. Early on in Dantes’ life, he is a young sailor with a great outlook for the future. He has just received news of a likely promotion that would make him captain of the Pharoan, which comes with prestige

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    The Count of Monte Cristo: The Development of Edmond Dantés The Count Of Monte Cristo is about a man who finds himself on a journey of revenge and hatred, but how did his character develop? The author, Alexandre Dumas, developed the main character, Edmond Dantés, using his thoughts and actions. The thoughts of Edmond Dantés help us see how he turned from a naïve, loving young man to a revengeful, deceitful older man and back to a more loving mature man that has witnesses too much to be naïve.

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    are high ranking or have wealth, have power and influence over others. Some will even go to the extreme to maintain their ranking or wealth, or use their power for the wrong reasons; regardless if it affects another person. In the novel, The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas, Edmond Dantes is falsely imprisoned due to the corrupt Danglars, Fernand, and Villefort. Once out of prison, Dantes abuses his newfound fortune and high rank to seek what he thinks is justice, but is actually revenge, on

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    motivated if they didn’t have anything to work towards? Yet, in some cases, having too much determination to accomplish your goals can end up having a negative effect. In any case, nothing handles this idea quite like Alexandre Dumas’ novel, The Count of Monte Cristo. In the novel, a young sailor named Edmond Dantes is framed by three men that all want something that Edmond holds. One of these men is the up and coming prosecutor, Villefort, who has Dantes imprisoned for life. These unjust actions bestowed

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    Vengeance in The Count of Monte Cristo  Edmond Dantes, the protagonist in The Count of Monte Cristo, is a man on the verge of great happiness, but that is all dramatically and irreparably ripped away. Edmond Dantes is a character who is in search of revenge for those who wronged him. A character analysis of Dantes reveals that through his characteristics, vow of revenge, the symbolism in the death of Fernand, and the symbolism in the eventual fall of Danglars, Edmond Dantes portrays the archetype

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    However, revenge is a reaction to an attack, and an assault is never really a positive. Revenge is not only dangerous to individual’s psyche , it is also detrimental to society and government as a whole, as illustrated in Alexander Dumas’s The Count of Monte Cristo, and in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The essential element of revenge is a retaliation for a perceived wrong. It is a simple “if and then” statement. Society as a whole should be advanced enough to get past such

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