The Cask of Amontillado


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Storyboard Description


Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • During a carnival, Montresor finds Fortunato. He offers to share a very nice bottle of Amontillado (wine) with him. This bottle is in his catacomb and Fortunato seems ill.
  • Montresor tells the readers that Fortunato has made a great insult against him and he is plotting to get his revenge. Montresor does not tell the reader what Fortunato has done but makes it known that it is unforgivable.
  • Conflict
  • Montresor lures Fortunato down into the dark scary wine vault. Montresor keeps asking if Fortunato would like to turn back because he seems ill. But Fortunato continues to drink his wine heavily.
  • Rising Action
  • Climax
  • When they reach the catacomb, there is no Amontillado but there is a hole in the wall. Montresor traps Fortunato inside and begins to seal up the wall with bricks.
  • ?
  • As he seals up the last few bricks, Fortunato screams for Montresor to stop but it is too late. Montresor has gained his revenge by trapping Fortunato alive.
  • Falling Action
  • In the end, Montresor walks away with only the sound of Fortunatos jingling jester bells coming from the tomb. He replaces the bones of the crypt and exclaims that no one has disturbed them for 50 years. "In pace requiescat."
  • *Jingle Jingle*
  • Resolution
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