The point of view is first person.The setting is an underground catacom, in Italy, during carnival season Example: ''I'' or ''we''
He had on a tight fitting parti-striped dress and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells. fortunate is dressed as a jester, a clown. this foreshadows the roll he will play in the story
The main conflict is between monster and fortunates the narrator, believes that Fortunato had inflicted a thousand insults upon him. (man vs man)
The climax comes when Montresor walls Fortunato up in a nice in the wall of the catacombs.
This is an example of situational irony because monstresor used reverse phycology on his servant to be sure thattey were not home when e brought fortunate home. "once more let me implore you to return"
The author believes that revenge is the them because the narrator takes this plot and plans revenge upon Fortunato for an insult. Montresor intends to seek vengeance in support of his family motto.