The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado

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By Edgar Allan Poe

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  • The Cask of Amontillado  by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Amontillado.
  • Amontillado?!?!?!
  • Rising Action
  • Here is some wine for you.
  • Rising Action
  • Are you sure you don't want to go back?
  • *cough* Yes keep moving forward. *cough*
  • Montresor meets Fortunato after he returns from the Carnival wearing motley. Montresor tells Fortunato that he has a very rare and expensive wine called Amontillado. Fortunato cannot believe his ears and tells Montresor to take him to it.
  • Rising action
  • Oh really?
  • You are not of the mason brotherhood.
  • Montresor takes Fortunato into the catacombs where he told him the Amontillado is. Montresor keeps feeding Fortunato wine getting him more drunk. They keep moving forward.
  • Montresor lead Fortunato deeper and deeper into the catacombs. He keeps asking Fortunato if he wants to go back as Fortunato has a bad cough. Fortunato insists that a cough wont kill him and they keep moving forward.
  • Deeper and deeper into the catacombs Fortunato getting more and more suspicious. Montresor mentions something about the masons and Fortunato accuses him of not being of the brotherhood. Montresor pulls out a trowel.
  • Ha! You kid.
  • Unexpectedly Montresor chains up Fortunato. Fortunato is to surprised to react. Montresor starts do build a wall. This closes Fortunato in. Fortunato thinks it is a joke but realizes it isn't.
  • Sorry old friend.
  • Montresor closes the wall. Fortunato stops responding. Montresor thinks he is dead and leaves him to die. Fortunato wasn't found for the centuries following.
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