The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

by

Alexandre Dumas

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The Count of Monte Cristo Symbols

Monte Cristo

The island of Monte Cristo (which is a real place: a small, rocky island in the Mediterranean) is the location of the hidden Italian fortune that makes Dantes wealthy. Dumas uses the island to represent…

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Poison

Poison and the act of poisoning also feature in the novel, and when they do, they have a dual symbolic function. Poison in The Count of Monte Cristo can refer to a chemical used to…

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