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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Robert Macaire is the hero of two favorite melodramas—"Chien de Montargis" and "Chien d’Aubry"—and the name is applied to bold criminals as a term of derision.

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  • a mesmerizing melodrama of forbidden love
  • For an observer given to melodrama it would have appeared that the woman’s look was pleading.
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