The Cask of Amontillado
Don't be too prideful
I'm the best sommelier there is! I can surely taste the difference between Amontillado and Sherry!
"I again paused, and holding the flambeaux over the mason work, threw a few feeble rays upon the figure within" (Poe, 869).
Never ends well
"For half a century no mortal has disturbed them. In pace requiescat!" (Poe,870). In pace requiescat-rest in peace
Fortunato was jealous which created tension because of his pride. This later ends in his death.
Montresor was starting to feel guilty about his actions.
This was the final scene where Fortunate was killed. This was one of the most important scenes in the story because it proves how Poe can use the murderer as the narrator to create a creepy tone.
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