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    Allison Yi English Pd 3 Parness Character Journal I was waiting. Being taken to a place I didn’t know took a while. We stopped often to check papers. Everywhere they took me they stopped to check papers which took hours. Then the patriots take me as a prisoner to the local authorities. I knew it wasn 't going to be good. The authorities believed I was an emigrant and had to be sent to Paris. I was shocked. I knew

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    The historical fiction novel titled The Count of Monte Cristo was written by the well-known French aristocrat Alexandre Dumas. The book was originally published in French in 1844 but later on, after being a huge success in France, was translated into English and many other languages. Originally having over 1000 pages, an abridged version, published by the Penguin Group (copyright 2005), contains only 509 due to the exclusion of some parts of the actual story. The story takes place in France

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    Jason Chen THE 100 : Professor Benjamin Haas The Three Musketeers is a famed 19th century classic novel by Alexandre Dumas filled with adventure, suspense, and exhilaration; where a courageous young woman named d’Artagnan arrives in Paris seeking to join King Louis XIII’s legendary musketeers. The Classical Theatre of Harlem debut The Three Musketeers on opening night, July 9th, 2017; directed by Jenny Bennett, accompanied by Catherine Bush and choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher at the Richard Rodgers

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    The personality of Doctor Manette has greatly altered throughout the book due to realizing he is capable of great feats. Doctor Manette was first terrified of the world and needed people to guide him through daily tasks. After being released from prison after almost two decades in pure isolation, all people and items of the world were unknown and strange. To cope with his anxiety, the Doctor turned to shoemaking, working for countless hours in the Defarge’s tavern. Meeting his daughter Lucie helped

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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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    Regnault's Automedon with the Horses of Achilles      Henri Regnault's Automedon with the Horses of Achilles looms large in the East wing of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. The painting is over ten feet by ten feet in area and is truly spectacular. It is impossible to miss this massive work of art when walking through the hall. The painting is encased by a beautiful wooden frame and hangs in between many other outstanding paintings. This paper will cover a description of the

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    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas is a novel about a dashing young hero, Edmond Dantès. The tragic hero, is, however, betrayed by his enemies and thrown in prison doomed there for the rest of his life. Edmond assumes many personas throughout the novel, each corresponding to fit the dramatic situation he is in. Dantès assumes the personas: The Count of Monte Cristo, Abbe Busoni, and himself (Edmond Dantès). The Count describes himself as an “avenging angel” who is also the default persona

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    Le Château d’If is an important building in The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas because, not only does it introduce the conflict of the plot and allow the narrative and motivation of Edmond Dantès to be set, it is also presented as an embodiment of many of the themes prominent throughout the novel. The story is set in 19th century France during and immediately after Napoleon’s fall from power. As such, politics and the ways of the justice system are quite frequently outlined in the novel

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    "All human wisdom is contained in these two words, 'Wait and Hope." These words in some translations and abridgments conclude the novel "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexander Dumas. In the story, multiple characters demonstrate Hope, including Mercedes, Dantes, and Maximillian, as it is the theme of the book, and represents a lesson worth applying. These words and the idea seem to resonate throughout the story and somehow in every individual. One specific character in the novel who exemplifies

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    Dr. Manette Insanity

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    In A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens frequently displays the recurrent theme of recalling one’s spirit back to life through the characters Dr. Manette, Sydney Carton, and Charles Darnay. After being imprisoned for 18 years, Lucie Manette presumes her father is dead. Consequently, his mental state deteriorates, until his reconciliation with his daughter, in which, “she became the golden thread that united him to a past beyond his misery” (Dickens 77). After Lucie Manette returns him from the brink

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