- Dumas, Alexandre. The Count of Monte Cristo. unknown: unknown, 1844.
The Question and Answer section for The Count of Monte Cristo is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Monsieur De Villefort Villefort is selfish and only worried about himself. Early in the novel, the author describes him as someone who "would sacrifice anything to his ambition, even his own father."
Dantes was put in a cell alone.
“Here is your chamber for tonight,” said he. “It is late, and the governor is asleep. Tomorrow, perhaps, he may change you. In the meantime there is bread, water, and fresh straw; and that is all a prisoner can wish...
From the text:
“Alas, my boy,” said he, “human knowledge is confined within very narrow limits; and when I have taught you mathematics, physics, history, and the three or four modern languages with which I am acquainted, you will know as much as I...