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    Shimon Peres was born on August 2, 1923 in Wieniawa Poland. As anti-semitism escalated in Europe, his family moved to Mandatory Palestine in 1934; he was brought up in Tel Aviv and attended Ben Shemen which was know as an agricultural school. His family was devoted to Zionism. Peres was one of the founders of Kibutz Geva and Kibutz Alumot and was elected as secretary of the Labor-Zionist youth movement. In his later years, he became Prime Minister and president of Israel. He is recognized as a freedom

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    Israel mourns Shimon Peres’ death Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of former president and prime minister Shimon Peres, who died of stroke at the age of 93. The entire world paid tribute to the leader who was celebrated globally as a Nobel Prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace during a remarkable seven-decade career. Host of world leaders, including US President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and French President Francois Hollande and a group of foreign ministers

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    The Count of Monte Cristo is a novel written by Alexandre Dumas in 1844. Published by Tom Doherty Associates in New York, the book is widespread and contains 580 pages of historical fiction. The novel takes place in 19th century Europe. Throughout the book readers follow the life of the protagonist, Edmond Dantés, as well as the lives of the antagonists: Danglers, Caderousse (somewhat), Fernand, and Villefort. This omniscient pov shows readers that the reason why the antagonists act against

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    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas was completed in 1844, and is one of his most well-known works, along with The Three Musketeers. Originally published in the Journal des Débats in a serial of eighteen parts, the novel appeared in book form in Paris by Pétion in 18 volumes with the first two issued in 1844 and the remaining sixteen in 1845. The story takes place in France, Italy, and islands in the Mediterranean Sea in 1815-1839. This means that the story occurs during the era of the Bourbon

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    When there is two well known books and in these stories there are two men that are placed to showcase their true personalities. For The Three Musketeers it's D’Artagnan, who want his success quick and puts its all on his back. On the other hand, David in the Bible in 1 Samuel chapters 16 through 18 not only wanted his success to be given to him by God. With those major differences, they both share some qualities like their youth and many others. Alexander Dumas and Samuel, the authors, both gives

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    In the story of The Three Musketeers d’Artagnan compares and contrast quite well to David from the bible. In this paper that idea will be reflected so we can see how much they are alike and if they aren’t what it is that sets these two apart. Both are considered to be great warriors and fighters, along with this they are both loyal to the one they are fighting for. Although, just like all of us they have their struggles which make them different from other average people. In The Three

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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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    “Mere, Pere what will we do?” I asked. The French Revolution was going on, and many had died. “Danielle, there is no need to worry. We are safe here.” Mere patted my shoulder. Pere nodded and turned to Mere. “I’ll need to leave to go get food,” Pere said to Mere. “Be careful.” She waved as Pere exited the house. She turned to me and walked over. “Get your box.” My box was a Limoges Box, which Pere gave me when I was 5 years of age. I ran to my room and picked up the red box. It felt cool to the

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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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