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The Count Of Monte Cristo: Rewards And Punishments

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The Count of Monte CristoThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alex Dumas is a novel with many characters. Edmond Dantes is falsely jailed by Mondego and Danglars. Once he escapes he takes on the role of the Count of Monte Cristo and plans his revenge. Morrell is the owner of the ship Edmond Dantes worked on. Mondego was Dantes neighbor. Danglars was the purser of the ship. He chooses that some families need to be awarded and some families must be punished. The Count of Monte Cristo was justified doing what he did.Morrell and his family were the only ones to be rewarded. This was ...view middle of the document...

This is just because he had always helped him so when Morrell was down and needed help he helped him.Mondego was punished by the Count since he helped Danglars to send him to jail. He was happy, rich, and married with a son. But the Count knew of his past when he committed treason against one of their allies' king. So he brought the king's daughter to his trial to prove that he was guilty. Which then dishonored his family and sent him to jail. But before they could send him to jail he killed himself.Danglars was another person the Count decided he needed to punish. This was an easy revenge for the Count. Since Danglars had one weakness and that was money. Once he found out he had bought some Spanish bonds he sent out fake news that would make the bonds dive in value. After that when Danglars only had five million francs to pay off his debts and on that same day the Count took a loan from him for five million francs and left Danglars without any money and having to pay five million francs so he fled the country.I believe that the Count is just in what he did because all of the things he did everyone got what they deserved. Showing Mondego had committed treason and making Danglars go bankrupt. Along with having Morrell get all his stuff back and more. Now ever thing the Count did he had a reasonable explanation. This is why what the Count did was just and not unjust.

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