The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado

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  • Ahhhhh
  • Monstresor and Fortunato meet at a carnival. Montresor was insulted by Fortunato and wants revenge. He invites Fortunato to his house to taste Amontillado wine.
  • Imagery
  • Montresor keeps giving Fortunato wine andtakes him further down into the catacombs. Fortunato says he doesn't want yo turn back.
  • Tone
  • I can't wait to try the Amontillado!
  • You're going to die!
  • Montresor gets revenge by walling up Fortunato. He leaves him walled up in the catacombs for fifty years.
  • Theme
  • I've finally gotten my revenge! He'll be dead!
  • Montresor describes what the catacombs look like. He describes them as dark and damp with wet stone and nitre covering the walls.
  • The tone of the story is creepy and disturbing. The author describes the joy of a man getting revenge on a friend by tricking him into harm. The friend is led to his death slowly, and he does not suspect what is going to happen to him. The man is happy about killing his friend.
  • The theme of the story is that the need for revenge can make people do extreme things to get it. Montresor wanted revenge so much that he made a plan to kill the person who had insulted him.
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