Dumas also develops the theme of revenge through the dialogue between each of the characters. Edmund gave him three month's extension, then canceled the notes, gave a 100,000-franc diamond to Morrel's daughter as dowry and replaced the lost Pharaon with its cargo. Later one night in the Coliseum, Franz overheard the Count arranging with the outlaw Vampa for the release of a peasant who was sentenced for execution in Rome. The author does a great job of revealing things slowly over time and surprising the reader. The ship's owner, , watches his boat arrive in the harbor and he quickly jumps into a small skiff to go meet it.
Danglars tries to explain, but it is obvious that he was eavesdropping; thus, he hastily excuses himself and says that he was wrong to even mention the letter. Caderousse too later escaped and found Benedetto at Auteuil playing the role of Andrea Cavalcanti which the Count has established for him. For most of the book we marvel at how patient the Count is, at how far he's willing to go in order to avenge himself, but the moment he pardons Danglars is as amazing as any other. They are often stereotypes or static characters. Mercédès Herrera, later the Countess de Morcerf She is the innocent victim of many of the above machinations. He then bequeaths to Dantès his vast hidden fortune. After his escape from prison, Dantès and the reader first hear the fates of many of the characters from Caderousse.
Mercédès lives in this village, and at present, Fernand, a young man from her village, is trying to convince her to marry him. Danglars has a plan to thwart the marriage without killing Dantes. The Minister of Police brings news of Napoleon's arrival in France just as Villefort is meeting with the king. He shows Dantes the tools he made and his writing, A Treatise on the Possibility of Monarchy in Italy. Baron Danglars Of all the people who did Edmond Dantès wrong, Danglars is the last one you'd expect to get off easy relatively speaking. Monte Cristo begins the first step of falling action targeting Fernand Mondego, now the Count de Morcerf, for revenge. Villefort learns from Noirtier that Héloïse is a murderer.
Caderousse now suspects Danglars and Fernand, and tells them he shall denounce their treachery. Edmund loses his bride to his enemy, Villefort loses his wife to an early death and ends up marrying a devil. He will keep Dantes a prisoner. The Abbe is crushed and his energy to escape is as well. Captain Le Clerc develops brain fever while arranging to deliver the letter to Napoleon and dies soon after.
Another of the plotters, Danglars rises from the position of cargo manager on a ship to being an esteemed banker in Paris. . War heroes were to be venerated. When Dantes escapes, he takes revenge against his four enemies who conspired against him to send him to prison, in the manner of an eye for and eye. Abbe also taught Edmond skills from fencing to economics since he would need it for his journey to seek revenge.
Both their first human contact in years, the two prisoners quickly form a bond despite their age difference. Ali's wife and daughter are sol into slavery. Opinion and Recommendation This book is like no other, and is full of excitement, adventure, murder o;Mand romance. A man who is more concerned with his cargo than with his crew is one who will lose cargo. Fernand was the cousin of Mercedes, who Dantes loved and was getting ready to marry.
Dumas has involved his character innocently in a political intrigue about which Dantès knows nothing. What are the key takeaways or important lessons? The context of the speech is, admittedly, very forced: we know that Monte Cristo and Abb'e. The first in-laws of Villefort, whose granddaughter, Valentine, will be the sole inheritor of their fortune, thus arousing the envy of the second Madame de Villefort, who poisons both the Marquis and the Marquise so that Valentine can inherit their fortune immediately and she can then poison Valentine, insuring that Edouard, Valentine's half-brother, will come into an immense fortune. Now extremely wealthy, Dantés assumes a new identity as the Count of Monte Cristo. This refusal prompted Bertuccio to swear a vendetta against Villefort. It was written in France during the time after Napoleon was dethroned in 1844. After his death, she and her mother were sold into slavery.
As ringleader of the plot against Edmond, he set the revenge ball rolling, and yet he escapes relatively unharmed. Dantes refuses to leave him. He sits Danglers on his left. Plot Dantes is framed for treason by his friends Fernand and Danglers. Virgil scolds Dante's indolence, and urges him onward, stating that. Maximilien is grateful and is persuaded by Monte Cristo to delay his suicide for a month. He was drunk while the scheming took place, but protested against the very suggestion of implementing it.