The Cast of Amontillado ___________________________________ Edgar Allan
EXPOSITION The story takes place during carnival season in Italy. Where our two main characters meet again. Montresor- one of the main characters, remembers how the man had insulted him in the past.
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TRAITS OF MAIN CHARACTER Montresor was a good person generally, he kept everything painfull for himself.But when it came to insults, he vowed revenge. A sneaky man like him could easily get it too.
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RISING ACTION Because Montresor wanted revenge, he manipulated Fortunato, the man who had insulted him long time ago. He told him to come taste some Amontillado, which was deep in a basement. Drunk Fortunato didn't hesitate to come.
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CLIMAX Once in the basement Montresor ties Forunato to a wall deep underground. He was so drunk he hadn't realized he was being chained up until it was too late. He was stuck underground here he couldn't be heard.
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RESOLUTION Montresor builds a thick brick wall, leaving Fortunato locked behind to rot for years. He had finally seeked his revenge.