Cask of Amontillado
By eeskibbs, Updated
track the plot
The setting of the story is at a carnival in Italy, which ironically contrasts with the darkness of the plot.
I will get my revenge for the pain Fortunato has caused me!
Exposition and Conflict
During the Rising Action, Montresor leads Fortunato into the tombs under the pretense that he will let Fortunato try a special wine from a cask of Amontillado. In the climax, Montresor kills Fortunato by chaining him in the tombs and building a wall around him so he can never escape.
Rising Action and Climax
I'm excited to try this wine, Montresor!
We are almost there...
Falling Action and Resolution
I can't believe I actually killed Fortunato...
In the falling action, Montresor comes to realize his guilt after leaving Fortunato in the tombs to die.
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