The Count of Monte Cristo

How does Dumas present Monte Cristo’s revelation for maximum ironic, dramatic effect?

Chapters 67-69, abridged version.

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This chapter (72) completes Monte Cristo's revenge. Danglars is reduced to nothing as is symbolized by physical changes that occur. He is allowed to live, but only because he will live in misery. Monte Cristo emphasizes his triumph over Danglars by serving him the most expensive wines and fruits right before thrusting him onto the road into abject poverty.