A Gothic Protagonist- self imposed/ is isolated or alone
"you are...admired, and beloved; you are happy as once I was..."
"Enough","It is nothing"
Emotions Run High- Strong willed
Let us go all I wish is to taste the Amontillado, not Luchesi!
But your cough! besides theres always Luchesi
"Within the wall thus exposed by the displacing of the bones, we perceived a still interior crypt or recess... for no especial use..." (pg 5) This quote is describing the grave that Montresor made for Fortunato which was located in a secret room.
Foreboding(threatening/sinister)- ancient curses
"...the foot crushes a serpent rampant whose fangs are embedded in the heel"
"You are rich, respected, admired, beloved; you are happy, as once I was." (pg 3) This is showing how Fortunato is emotionally cut off from the people around him and is alone and has no friends so he is isolated.
Decay- formerly great family
"The Montresors were a great and numerous family"
"Let us go, nethertheless." (pg 2) In this quote Fortunato is being strong willed in saying that they will taste the wine no matter what.
The Supernatural- unexplained manifestations
Oh no the intoxication is starting to wear off!
"Nemo me impune lacessit." (pg 4) The quote in latin is an ancient curse that means "No one attacks me without impunity", "No one attacks me without paying a consequence." This is showing Montresor's curse upon Fortunato and how we wants revenge.
"Nemo me impune lacessit"
"The Montresors...were a great and numerous family." (pg 3) In this quote its saying how they once were a great family but now the family is slowly declining.
"...when I discovered that the intoxication of Fortunato had in a great measure worn off." (pg 6) The quote is showing how all of a sudden Fortunato is no longer drunk with no explanation of how and is therefore more aware of his surroundings.
"...but is it not getting late?...let us be gone!"