Main Characters Analysis

Edmond Dantès

This character is the protagonist of the novel, who is portraying so many faces. At the beginning of the book, the Dantès is described as a loving, faithful and intelligent man. Later as the story continues, he is accused of a crime that he had not done, and this makes him turn to be a vengeful and bitter person. When the case is over, and he gets his freedom back with wealth around him, he decided to act as the agent of wisdom. He goes ahead and appreciates those who helped him in his case and punishes those who were against him.

Monsieur Morrel

Morrel is one of the kindest and trustworthy characters in the novel. He is a ship owner and had once employed Dantès in his firm. Morrel was a good and generous boss to Dantès. When Dantès was incarcerated, he tried all that he could to free him. He also tries to do all the best to ensure that Dantès father survives. He was a very kind person in The Count of Monte Cristo. When Dantès was been released, he realizes that his formal boss was about to collapse financially. Discovering this, Dantès, decided to pay back the good things that his old friend once deed to him. A friend in need is a friend indeed. Dantès comes up with a good and advanced plan to save Morrel’s property.

Abbé Faria

Faria is a pastor and an excellent thinker who was met in the prison by Dantès when he was jailed. After he met Dantès, he turns to be his intellectual dad during their stay in prison. He decided to teach Dantès many things that he had not learned in life. For example, he taught him, some history, art, science and many foreign languages. He has played quite a significant part in changing Dantès from being a real person that he was to a vengeful and a bitter character. Faria even donates an enormous unknown wealth.


In his early life, Bertuccio was once betrayed by Villefort. He had requested punishment to those who were involved in the murder of his brother but Villefort denied him that right. This act made Bertuccio very angry with Villefort and he never will he support him. He was among those who were transporting the rings that were used Caderousse’s inn as the hiding place. He was involved in so many crimes including selling of diamond and murdering the merchant who sold the diamonds to him and the attempted murder of Villefort. Bertuccio was just a bad character in the whole novel.

Luigi Vampa

This character was a formal Roman crook, and he is thankful to Dantès because he had set him free at one time. Vampa had even been imprisoned for kidnapping Monsieur Danglars almost at the end of the novel. Coming to the end of the story when Dantès turns to be a very vengeful person, Vampa decides to work with him in his operations of punishing those who were against him in his case and incarceration period.


Secondary Characters

  1. Julie Morrel
  2. Maximilien Morrel
  3. Cloclès
  4. Cesare Spada
  5. Haydée
  6. Signor Pastrini
  7. Peppino
  8. ALI
  9. Jacopo Dantès
  10. Gaspard Caderousse
  11. Monsieur De Villefort
  12. Renée
  13. Valentine De Villefort
  14. Héloise
  15. Edouard De Villefort
  16. Monsieur Noirtier
  17. Monsieur Danglars
  18. Baroness Danglars
  19. Eugénie Danglars
  20. Fernand Mondego
  21. Mercédès Herrera
  22. Albert De Morcerf
  23. Benedetto
  24. The Marquis And The Marquise De Saint-Mèran
  25. Monsieur De Boville
  26. Doctor D’avrigny
  27. Lucien Debray
  28. Franz D’epinay

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