The Count Of Monte Cristo Analysis

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The Count of Monte Cristo is a fictional novel written by Alexandre Pere Dumas in 1844. It was written in France and obviously the original book was in French. The book was published as a serial and was very popular when it first came out. It is considered an “adventure novel” and a “historical novel.” He covers many important happenings in French history. The book was written during the European Romanic Period (1800-1840) as such romance and emotion (vice adventure) permeate this book. A popular English translation was anonymously published in 1846. Another translation was made by Robin Buss in 1996. There are many different characters in this story. • Edmund Dantes is the protagonist who started off by becoming the captain of a ship but turns from this smart,…show more content…
He is about to marry a girl named Mercedes and become the Pharaon’s (a ship) captain because the former captain died. However he is accused of a crime that he did not do; and ends up in jail, where he then escapes, but then as he escapes by pretending to be a dead person, he ends up being thrown into the sea. He then escapes drowning and ends up in the island of Monte Cristo, where he finds a treasure. After that he goes back to Europe, where he is told by Caderousse about how he was being framed. He then gives Caderousse a diamond for telling him that. Then after several years, Edmund Dantes becomes the Count of Monte Cristo. He ends up in Italy where only his former fiancée recognizes him as Edmund Dantes. Nobody knows who the count of Monte Cristo is besides Mercedes and the Count of Monte Cristo himself. After that Edmund starts his revenge on those who framed him. He gets his revenge but realizes that he should have just forgave them those people since revenge did not make him any more happy and instead has turned him into a guy willing to destroy people’s lives. After his revenge, Edmund falls in love with another girl named Haydee and Fernand shoots

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