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by Alexandre Dumas

It is difficult to pinpoint the exact motive Dumas had in mind when he wrote The Count of Monte Cristo. He wrote the novel in 1844 and it was published in 18 fragments between the years 1844-46. This was at the same time that Dumas embarked on his project including the D'Artagnan romances. These…

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Posted By jade k #384423 at Sep 01, 2014 1:19 PM

1. Do you think Edmond should have chosen Mercedes instead of Haydee? Why?

I need some ideas-
I've already gotten a couple-
3-5 more points- main thesis
about why he should Choose haydee

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Posted By lias j #379984 at Aug 01, 2014 8:42 PM

Dumas based his protagonist, Edmond Dantes, on a true srory he heard about a cobbler who was wrongfully imprisoned for 7 years. After his release, the cobbler tracked down and killed each one of his enemies.

Dumas could be making a statement about this life of revenge. Based on the novel, is he advocating that false imprisonment justifies revenge. Back up your claim.

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Posted By lias j #379984 at Aug 01, 2014 8:37 PM

The Count of Monte Cristo is a dymantic character. Analyaze how he changes through each of his aliases.

Examine his character at the beginning of the novel, consider the forces that affect his change, and explain what he is like at the end.

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Posted By lias j #379984 at Aug 01, 2014 8:44 PM

Analyaze and explain the symbolism of Edmond Dantes' burial at sea.

Early in the book Dantes was thrown into the water without warning

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