The Friendship of "The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas

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Everyone in the world has a few really good friends, these friends would do anything for you. Friendship has been shown throughout history in the form of stories, poems, and novels. In the book , The Three Musketeers, you find yourself reading about the friendship and the adventures that four men have. These friends supported each other when the times were bad and the pulled each other up when they wee down.

The first example of friendship concerns M. d'Artagnan, d'Aratagnan's father, and M'Treville, the leader of the musketeers. Their friendship trickles down to d'Artagnan, helping him in gaining membership into the musketeers. ''I respected your father very much' said he 'What can I do for the son... and from time to time you can call upon me just to tell me how you re going on and say whether I can be of further service to you.'' This quote show's that since M'Treville respected M.

d'Artagnan, and how he would gladly be of service to his son, thereby continuing the friendship to the son.

Another example of friendship is the on between d'Artagnan, Porthos, Athos and Aramis, this is shown throughout the book. It all started when d'Artagnan was pursuing the man from Meung and ran in to Athos, who was freshly wounded in a small skirmish with the Cardinal's Guards. D'Artagnan asked Athos to pardon him and let him be on his way but Athos being the brave and gallant musketeer, demanded a better aplogy, d'Artagnan was very insulted by this so he challenged Athos to a duel at twelve o'clock. The d'Artagnan ran towards the door, in the process of exiting, he ran into Porthos who was just entering the door, while talking to a fellow musketeer. D'Artagnan asked once again to be forgiven for his...