Direct:the author tells you the trait of the character.
Speech:what does the character say? How does the character speak?
Thoughts:what does the character think about issues? What does the character feel about issues?
" i was so pleased to see him..." (1) Montresor is happy he bumped into Fortunato
Effects on others: How do others respond to the character? What do others think about the character?
"Come," i said, "we will go back; your health is precious." (3) Montresor is devious because he pretends to care about Fortunato-but he is lying-he just wants to kill him
Actions: What does the character do? How does the character behave?
"The noise lasted for several minutes, during which, that i might hearken to it with more satisfaction..." (6) Montresor is ruthless/sadistic because he enjoys the suffering of Fortunato
Looks: What does the character look like? How does the character dress?
"...had given them explicit orders not to stir from the house. These orders were sufficient, I well knew, to insure their immediate disappearance,...¨ (2) other people do not listen to Montresor- he is not someone people take seriously
"A moment more and i had fettered him to the granite...Throwing the links about his waist,..." (5) Montresoris efficient and prepared because he has everything ready for his plan to bury Fortunato alive
¨Thus speaking, Fortunato possessed himself of my arm; and putting on a mask of black silk and drawing a roquelaire closely about my person, i suffered him to hurry me to my palazzo.¨ (2) Montresor is clever because he dresses in all black to blend in with the dark so he won´t be seen