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1 The Count of Monte Cristo
Chapter Recaps Chapter 43 Franz cancels the wedding between himself and Valentine Nortier says that Maximilien and Valentine will be safe; they just need to be patient. Foreshadowing: Maximilien and Valentine being together This slide can be used as a background before the presentation begins.

2 Barrios drinks lemonade intended for Nortier, and he dies.
CHAPTER 43 Barrios drinks lemonade intended for Nortier, and he dies. Maximilien hears Villefort and Dr. D’Avrigny – the doctor thinks the murderer is Valentine Dramatic Irony: We suspect Madame Villefort to be the murderer, but they do not. We know it is not Valentine.

3 Caderousse plans to rob the Count
CHAPTER 45 Andrea meets with Caderousse and draws a floor plan of the Count’s house Caderousse plans to rob the Count Foreshadowing: Caderousse will rob the Count; we doubt he will get away with it.

4 CHAPTER 46 Benedetto sends an anonymous letter to the Count warning him that his house is going to be robbed. Therefore, the Count sends all of his servants to his country house and only keeps Ali with him. Caderousse breaks into the Count’s house Monte Cristo dresses as Abbe Busoni; Caderousse tries to kill him The Abbe Busoni lets Caderousse go, and Caderousse is stabbed by Andrea/Benedetto

5 CHAPTER 46 CONTINUED Caderousse comes back in the house, is forced to write a letter revealing Andrea’s true identity, repents of his sins, and dies. Dantes reveals his identity to him before he dies. Crime and Punishment: Caderousse is a murderer so he gets murdered.

6 CHAPTER 47 The Count takes Albert to Normandy for a vacation
Albert receives a letter from Beauchamp that his father’s betrayal of Ali Pasha has been published in the paper and his father’s name has been ruined. Albert goes back to Paris. Theme: The sins of the parents do fall on the children. Foreshadowing: The downfall of Fernand

7 CHAPTER 48 Albert returns home and Beauchamp tells Albert all that has transpired in his absence. Fernand betrayed Ali Pasha by turning him over to his enemy. Ali Pasha asked Fernand to watch over Haydee and her mother; instead, Fernand sold them both into slavery and used that money to buy a new title of Count de Morcerf. Though Fernand tries to prove his innocence to the court, Haydee identifies Fernand as being the one who sold her into slavery, and she has the deed of sale papers to prove it. Theme: Your past will come back to haunt you.

8 Foreshadowing: Bad blood between the Count and Albert
CHAPTER 49 Albert goes to Danglars because he thinks Danglars is the cause of the release of the Ali Pasha affair information. - Danglars says Monte Cristo asked him to write to Yanina – that’s when everything was uncovered. Foreshadowing: Bad blood between the Count and Albert Situational Irony: You do not expect Albert to dislike the Count, but he does.

9 Chapter 50-51 At the opera, Albert challenges Monte Cristo to a duel the next day. Mercedes has warned Albert to be cautious of his enemies. Chapter 51 Mercedes begs the Count not to kill Albert. He agrees and says he will kill himself. He now feels he should have “torn his heart out the day [he] swore to avenge [himself].”

10 Chapter 52 Maximilien and Emmanuel arrive at the Count’s house to be his seconds at the duel. Albert shows up and calls off the duel, and he asks for the Count’s forgiveness – he knows why the Count exposed his father. The Count knows Mercedes told Albert who the Count really is and what his connection is to Mercedes and Fernand. Situational Irony: We expect there to be a duel and Monte Cristo to die, but there isn’t and he does not. External Conflict: The duel between Albert and Monte Cristo

11 Chapter 53 Albert and Mercedes leave Fernand.
First, they receive a letter from the Count disclosing the location of money for them in Marsielles. Chapter 54 Morcerf goes to the Count’s house to tell him that he is an enemy Monte Cristo reveals his identity and Fernand leaves and kills himself Crime and Punishment: He loses his wife and son and his title – all the things that were the most important to him. He caused Ali Pasha to lose these things, too. Fernand cannot live this way.

12 Chapter 55-56 Madame Danglars and Eugenie visit Valentine and we learn Eugenie doesn’t want to marry Andrea. Valentine gets sick and the Count promises Maximilien that Valentine will not die. Chapter 56 Andrea and Eugenie are about to marry The police come and reveal Andrea’s identity, but Andrea escapes. The wedding is called off.

13 Foreshadowing: The fall of Danglars
CHAPTER 57 Eugenie and Louise run away Danglars loses his daughter and his reputation Foreshadowing: The fall of Danglars Chapter 58 Benedetto is trying escape Paris and he encounters Eugenie, she screams, and he gets caught. He is sent to prison.

14 Chapter 59 Valentine is recovering from her illness.
Monte Cristo gives her something to drink other than what was by her bed. He tells her someone is trying to poison her. He asks her to trust him. He gives her a pill that makes her appear dead. Dramatic Irony: We know she’s not dead, but everyone else will think she is

15 Chapter 60-61 When everyone thinks Valentine is dead, Maximilien reveals his relationship with Valentine. Nortier wants to tell Villefort who the murderer is and avenge Valentine’s death Chapter 61 Monte Cristo visits Danglars and takes the money Danglars was to pay the hospital. Danglars tells the hospital that he will pay them the money he owes them tomorrow, but Danglars takes the money and runs away.

16 They have a funeral for Valentine
Chapter 62 They have a funeral for Valentine The Count watches Maximilien and follows him home He knows Max. is going to kill himself. He asks Max. not to kill himself and to wait for one month He reveals that he is his father’s savior – but he does not reveal his true identity to Julie and Emmanuel…pg447

17 Chapter 63 Madame Danglars gets a letter from Monseiur Danglars calling her a “faithful” wife – but there’s no point in being with her anymore. Madame Danglars is hoping that Debray will stay with her, but he doesn’t want her anymore. Downstairs, Mercedes and Albert are talking, and Albert tells her he is joining the army. Monte Cristo is watching from a distance and wants to find a way to make them both happy again.

18 Chapters 64-65 Benedetto is in jail, and Bertuccio goes to tell him who his father is, but he’s unable to. Foreshadowing: The downfall of Villefort Chapter 65 Villefort sees that Nortier is staring down Madame Villefort She is being very kind to Villefort, but Villefort yells at her and tells her to kill herself because she’s the one who has been killing everyone in the household. If she does not kill herself, he will have her arrested.

19 Chapter 66 The trial of Benedetto goes to court. Benedetto reveals that Villefort is his father and that Madame Danglars is his mother (she faints in the court room) Villefort runs out frantically

20 Chapter 67 On the way home, Villefort realizes that Madame Villefort is bad because he was bad. He hopes that she is still alive. He discovers that she is dying – then she dies. She has left a letter that explains why she’s done what she’s done – she poisoned Edouard, too. Monte Cristo arrives and sees that his revenge has gone to far. He tries to revive Edouard but he cannot. Villefort goes mad. Crime and Punishment: He loses everything he worked so hard to gain (and Dantes paid the price for Villefort’s ambition).

21 Chapter 68-69 Maximilien and the Count go to Marsielles. He visits Mercedes at the house where he left the money – his father’s house She says that she will just live alone; she does not hate him for what he has done. He tries to make her happy but she refuses to be. She wants Albert to be happy, and he will be happy if he leaves Chapter 69 He goes to the Chateau d’If and hears the stories of Dantes and Abbe Faria. He acquires Faria’s book, and he pays the guide.

22 Danglars, though on the run, is kidnapped by Luigi Vampa and jailed.
Chapter 70-72 Danglars, though on the run, is kidnapped by Luigi Vampa and jailed. He is made to be enormous amounts of money for his food and drink, depleting all of his money. Dantes reveals himself, and then Danglars gets dropped off by a river with what ever money he has left. Crime and Punishment: He loved money, so he loses most of it. Danglars does not die because Monte Cristo feels he has done too much (Edouard).

23 Chapter 73 Maximilien meets Monte Cristo on the Isle of Monte Cristo
Valentine is there, but Monte Cristo makes Maximilien drowsy Maximilien believes, at first, that he is in heaven, but then they are finally together. The Count gives them a note explaining why the Count did what he did. The Count leaves with Haydee.

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