The protagonist of the story is Edmond Dantes. Called Billy in his youth, Harvey went to school in a log house during the civil war, taught a term at sixteen, and graduated law school at nineteen. To eliminate all evidence that his father was involved in plans for an escape attempt by Napoleon from Elba, Villefort burns the letter and has Dantes arrested and taken to the Chateau D'If, a maximum security prison, where Dantes rots for over a decade, with no prospects of getting out in the imaginable future. Despite his determination that Dantes is innocent of any crime, he becomes edgy upon learning that the letter was addressed to Noirtier Villefort, a known Bonpartist, and, consequently, a politically inconvenient father for a young man aspiring to a prominent law career in post-Napoleonic France. Dantès then reveals that Valentine is alive. Morcerf had killed her father, surrendered her father's Greek City to the Turks, and sold his wife and daughter into slavery. Over the next ten years, Monte Cristo conditions himself, and learns of all the details of his enemies past.
For more information, see our , and. Dantes and Mondego are diverted to Elba on a shipping mission because their captain requires medical attention. Skipping ahead the monsters causes quite a bit of trouble and strangles a lot of people, and this is all caused by him not being provided with a connection with anyone. It was first published in 1844. He also amasses a circle of servants who are forever indebted to him. Dantes ended up in prison for fourteen years. When looking into their paths of revenge, differences between the two are revealed.
Even when his adversaries, the men he has sworn get revenge on, begin to die or go mad, we don't really feel great about it. The test altered how Valentine acted and even helped her see outside of her enclosed life and glimpse at reality with all its imperfections. Edmond gets arrested in the middle of dinner for treason and brought to a man named J. By this, he renews the dedication of his soul to God. Sometimes an identity is the first thing and possible the only thing a person notices about one or the other.
In the novel, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, such characters are presented in similar but different ways. In The Count of Monte Cristo, death by poison, vengeance, and forbidden love are all plots that Dumas borrowed from Shakespeare. To have spent fourteen years barely subsisting in a dungeon demands cruel and prolonged castigation. You might think, what is this crazy sixth grader talking about?. When Edmond Dantes, Fernand Mondego, and the crew return from Elba to Marseilles, the troubles begin.
Later he finds the treasure on Monte Cristo. The Count of Monte Cristo By: Alexandre Dumas Type of Literary Work: Historical Novel This book is an example of a historical Novel. After this confession, Dantes has the pleasure of killing Mondego in a sword fight. Alas, by digging in the wrong direction, he came up in Dantes' cell instead of outside the walls, but c'est la vie. These things are meant to be kept a secret, but once someone finds out about them, they have the power to take advantage and eventually put you down. Fernand Mondego Guy Pearce , a representative of the ship, Edmond's best friend, is obviously jealous of Edmond Dantes.
While Dumas did not attend university, his mother valued education and worked hard to make sure her son attended secondary school. Villefort goes mad when his family is slowly poisoned and the son he thought he buried as a newborn and wanted him to die returns as an evil man and embarrasses Villefort. The second difference is the influences of the people close to them that affect the outcome of the paths of revenge. It was a envy , jealous, and deceit. He is very close to his family.
It may mislead the reader into thinking that the book is a story of power. Throughout the whole Bible, God instructs us to not repay evil with evil, and to leave revenge to him. While the beautiful love story speaks to the romantic, the dueling swordplay and thought of buried treasure speaks to the inner child. This means he sides with Napoleon Bonaparte and is committing treason against his own king. He also revealed to him, by hints, that he knows about the illegitimate child whom he fathered, a child whom Villefront had believed to be buried alive.
Dantes takes on many aliases throughout the book, including: Count of Monte Cristo, Sinbad the Sailor, Abbe Busoni, Lord Wilmore, and a chief banking clerk at Thomson and French. Leo Tolstoy was a Russian author who wrote many epic-length novels as well as short stories in the genre of realistic fiction. Dantès subsequently buys a house in Auteuil, outside Paris. The reason for this is not only that Maximilien is an honest and reputable man, but that Dantes appreciated what the older Morrel had done for him when he was younger, and wanted to repay this. Monte Cristo's arrival in Paris causes a great stir, for his fortune is immense.
Six years later, Edmond is startled in his cell by an eruption in the ground revealing another prisoner. He sees everyone for who they really are, he tries to get revenge while helping others, and he does not punish those who do not deserve it. They make a deal that if Edmond helps Faria to dig an escape he will in return, educate Edmond. Fernand Mondego and Danglars both wronged Dantes, and both were motivated by envy. It is a story about a poor sailor named Edmond Dantes who was cruelly framed for treason, deceived, and sent to prison for a long time. Unwilling to follow Fernand with their son, Mercedes, finally, tells the Count the truth ---- she had married Fernand because she had, unknown to the Count, been impregnated by Dantes shortly before he was arrested.