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“The Count of Monte Cristo” Review

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Bonaparte plot has been discovered," Violator continued. PEG. 29 Edmond has been accused of planning a Bonaparte plot. Since that is the case he will not be going home at all because this was a serious matter.

Chi. 6: Violator went to the fire, threw the letter into the fire, threw the letter into the flames, and remained watching it until it was reduced to ashes. PEG. 36 This is foreshadowing Edmonds another enemy because instead of setting him free he is getting rid of the evidence that might be able to set him free.

Chi. 7: Dante got up and quite naturally looked in the direction he boat was moving. Before him, at a distance of a hundred fathoms, rose the black, steep rock on which stood the frowning Chateau dif. PEG. 40 Edmond is realizing that he is heading to the most feared prison and that what he has been accused of is far beyond anything he has ever been apart of.

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Chi. 8: He was astonished at her beauty and dignity, and when she asked him what had become of him whom she loved he felt as though he were the culprit and his Judge. PEG 45 Mercedes has such great beauty that it is making Violator regret sending Edmond away to his doom.

Chi. 9: "Sire," Violator answered, "l will give your majesty a faithful report. I have come to Paris with all speed to inform Your Majesty that, in the exercise of my duties, I have discovered a conspiracy; not one of those every day, meaningless, vulgar plots of the lower classes of our people, but a veritable tempest which threatens Your Majesty very throne. PEG. 50 What Violator is reporting to the King is foreshadowing the fall of the King's throne because he is reporting to him false accusations. Also, those of which he is accusing is innocent.

Chi. 10: The King detached the cross of the Legion f Honor which he usually wore on his blue coat and giving it to Violator said: "In the meantime take this cross. PEG. 54-55 This shows that Violator has won over the trust of the King. The King is also realizing that he is going to be taken over.

Chi. 11: As for Dante, he remained a prisoner; hidden away in the depths of his dungeon he was ignorant of the downfall of Louis Xviii's throne and the re-establishment of Napoleon. PEG. 56 This quote has is showing how Edmond is so lost into the depths of prison that he has little hope of knowing what is going on and that if he ever gets out he will Have o idea of anything that has taken place.

Chi. 12: Nearly four years had passed since he had taken this resolution; at the end of the second year he ceased to count the days. PEG. 60 Edmond had taken a resolution to kill himself of starvation but he could not do it. This is foreshadowing that he will live through prison and escape or be let out.

Chi. 13: Dante threw himself into the arms of his new friend, for whom he had waited so impatiently and so long, and drew him toward the window that the little light that penetrated into his cell might reveal his features. PEG. 7 Edmond has not en anyone except the gallery and to meet someone who has the same objective as him which is to escape from their wretched prison cells excites him and it gives him hope.

Chi. 14:" Now, my dear friend," Farina continued, looking at Dante with an almost paternal expression, "you know as much as I do; if we ever escape together half of my treasure is yours; if I die here and you escape alone the whole of it belongs to you. " PEG. 90 Farina now trusts Edmond and has told him about the treasure he wishes to obtain when he gets out of prison which he needs Edmonds's help.

Chi. 15: There is no hope," Farina replied, shaking his head. "Oh, yes, yes! " exclaimed Dante, "l tell you I shall save you! " PEG. 93 Farina knows his death is coming by the fatal third attack and he is accepting it. Edmond does not want the death of his friend who is to help him escape so he does not want to accept the fact that there is nothing he can do.

Chi. 16: He had eaten nothing since the previous evening, but he had not thought of his hunger in the mourning, neither did he think of it now. This quote shows that Edmond is very determined to carry out his escape plot that nothing is phasing him to even hunger.

Chi. 17: They would have to find some neutral ground where an exchange could be made, and then endeavor to land the goods on the coast of France. PEG. 108 This is foreshadowing that Edmond is going to finally be able to step foot in the Isle of Monte Crisis and that he will be able to find hid treasure.

Chi. 18: Edmond opened his eyes, complained of sharp pain in his knee, a feeling of heaviness in his head, and unbearable pain in his back. PEG. III Edmond has hurt himself in order to be able to be alone on the island to retrieve his treasure.

Chi. 19: After he had touched, fingered, ride his trembling hands in the gold and precious stones, Edmond rose and rushed through the caves like a man seized with a frenzy. PEG. 116 Edmond has found the treasure he has been longing for and he is now very excited and can't wait for the ship to come back and get him.

Chi. 20: He had quite expected to hear of his farthest death, but what had become of Mercedes? PEG. 19 This quote shows that Edmond has not completely lost his mind and that he is being rational about what has happened to his father and the women he wished to marry.

Chi. 21: "It is how I have said," replied Cadaverously. But," continued the priest, "was the unhappy old man so completely forsaken by everyone that he died such a death? " PEG. 122 This quote is questioning whether Edmonds's father deserved such a death as starvation because the worst and vilest animals don't even get such a death.

Chi. 22: The babe rose, and twice paced around the room, pressing his trembling hand to his parched throat. And you believe he that he died of .. ." "Of hunger, monsieur, pure starvation," said Cadaverous. PEG. 126 This quote is implying that Edmonds's father was so grief-stricken that he didn't want to eat and that he was sad that his son was gone.

Chi. 23: "The passage was doubtless made with a view to escape? " "Exactly, but unfortunately for the prisoners, the babe was seized with an attack of epilepsy and died. " PEG. 136 This is foreshadowing that Edmonds's new ID might be compromised because it is known that he has escaped.

Chi. 24: "The Pharaoh is your last hope, then? " "Absolutely the last. " PEG. 142 This quote is showing how Morel's life and honor are at stake because he is in a lot of debt and if the Pharaoh doesn't come back with the money he needs he is going to kill himself.

Chi. 25: muff is saved! You are saved! She threw herself into his arms, at the same time holding out to him a red silk purse. PEG. 153 Morel has been saved by Sinbad the Sailor by giving Morel's daughter enough money to pay her dad's debt in a purse. This also has saved him from killing himself.

Chi. 26: mirror itinerary is impossible, or to say the least very dangerous. " "Dangerous! Why? " "Because of the bandit, Lugging Vamp. " PEG. 158 This is foreshadowing that they are going to meet up with the vile bandit Lugging Vamp.

Chi. 27: "Upon my word, I think our neighbor must be some stockbroker who has speculated on the falloff Spanish funds; or else some rinse traveling incognito. " PEG. 167 Albert and Franz are excited upon meeting the Count and they know nothing about him so they are trying to figure out what he does and who he is.

Chi. 28: "If my unknown be as amiable as she is beautiful," said Albert, "l shall stay in Rome for the tallest six weeks. " PEG. 176 Albert has an admirer and she has sent him a letter for which he is to meet her and if she has beauty he will stay in Rome for however long it takes.

Chi. 29: "What conditions have I forgotten, Count? " inquired the bandit with the air of a man who, having committed an error, is noxious to repair it. PEG. 187 The Count has befriended Lugging Vamp by capturing him while Lugging was trying to capture him and he let him go in return that Lugging doesn't capture any of the Count's friends.

Chi. 30: Monte Crisis passed Albert a piece of paper. "Number thirty, Champs Ulysses," read Mercers. The young men stared at one another. PEG. 206 They are amazed at the Count because where he lives is one of the most beautiful places throughout Paris.

Chi. 31: Monte Crisis was a worthy appreciator of all things Albert had collected here: old cabinets, Japanese porcelain, Oriental tuffs, Venetian glass, weapons of all countries of the world; everything was familiar to him, and he recognized at a glance their date and country of origin. PEG. 207 The Monte Crisis is amazing Albert by knowing about every piece that Albert has collected and the Count impresses him by his knowledge.

Chi. 32: "In that case, here is the card of my master, Baron Danglers," PEG. 214 This is foreshadowing how the Count is going to start his plot for revenge against Danglers.

Chi. 33: "My dappled grey? " cried out Madame Danglers, rushing to the window. Miss those are mine indeed! Danglers were astounded. PEG. 222 The Count has bought Mme Dandlers' horses and he returns them to her to gain her trust.

Chi. 34: Monte Crisis replied: "Hayden, we are in France, you know, so you are free! " PEG. 228 Now that the Count is in France his slave Hayden is free but she doesn't want to leave him because she loves him this is foreshadowing a love between them.

Chi. 35: "The last words he spoke were: 'Macmillan, it was Edmond Dante! PEG. 235 This is foreshadowing that Macmillan is going to find out the Count's true identity because he knows it was Edmond who saved his father.

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