In this essay I will show how Edmond DantÃÂ¨s punishes his four enemies with relation to their specific ambitions. Edmond is sent to jail due to his enemies' jealousy. After he escapes he becomes rich and powerful and gets back at them. Before I relate to you how DantÃÂ¨s gets back at his enemies I would like to familiarize you with the story.
The story describes the life of its main character Edmond DantÃÂ¨s. He is promoted to captain of his ship. This promotion ignites the jealousy of his fellow shipmate Danglars. DantÃÂ¨s is then falsely accused of being a Bonapartist. This means he sides with Napoleon Bonaparte and is committing treason against his own king. He is sent to a prison called the ChÃÂ¢teau d'If. The ChÃÂ¢teau d'If was surrounded by water and was known as a place of no return. When DantÃÂ¨s escapes, he takes revenge against his four enemies who conspired against him to send him to prison, in the manner of an eye for and eye.
These four conspirators are Danglars, Caderousse, Fernand Mondago, and Villefort. In order to take revenge on his four enemies, DantÃÂ¨s uses a variety of names and disguises. The main new identity he uses for himself is The Count of Monte Cristo.
Danglars, as mentioned above, was the Count's shipmate when his name was still Edmond DantÃÂ¨s. When Edmond went to jail, Danglars ran away and became very rich. Caderousse was a tailor. He was also the Count's father's landlord and once the count was sent to prison, Caderousse allowed DantÃÂ¨s' father to starve to death. Fernand Mondago was in love with the count's fiancee MercÃÂ©dÃÂ¨s. When the Count was sent to jail Fernand married her on the pretext that the count would not return. These three enemies all got...