The Cask of Amontillado


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  • Beginning
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  • Montresor begins to lure Fortunato.
  • Tone
  • Motresor successfully leads Fortunto to the Amontillado, a false promise.
  • Theme
  • Having walled up Fortunato without much trouble, Montresor sits down to drink some celebratory wine.
  • Motif
  • Like most of Poe's work, the tone is dark and depressing, similar to Poe himself.
  • One theme of the story is, "keep your friends close, and your enemies closer."
  • The constant mention of skeletons and skulls represent Fortunato's inevitable demise, while the constant mention of wine and Amontillado represents his greed and pride.
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