Direct: The author tells you the trait of the charcter
"He had a weak point...a man to be respected and even feared. He prided himself..."
Speech: What does the character say? How does the character speak?
Very funny joke. He He!
Thought: What does the character think about issues? What does the character feel about issues?
"He had a weak point...a man to be respected and even feared. He prided himself..."(1) Fortunato is important, powerful, respected and an alcoholic.
Effect on others: How do the others respond to the character? What do others think about the character?
You are rich, respected...you are happy, as once I was. You are a man to be missed.
"Ha! ha! ha! --he! he! he!--a very good joke, indeed--an excellent jest."(6)Fortunato is prideful and can't believe that someone could ever take away his pride by doing this to him.
Actions: What does the character do? How does the character behave?
"...stood stupidly bewildered."(5) Fortunato fell for Montresor's trap, proving he is an ignoramus.
Looks: What does the character look like? How does the character dress?
"You are rich, respected...you are happy, as once I was. You are a man to be missed."(3) Others like Fortunato or are jealous of him. Montresor is jealous of Fortunato because Fortunato has what he himself used to have.
"as he stepped unsteadily forward...finding in an instant he had reached the extremity of the niche...finding his progress arrested by the rock, stood stupidly bewildered."(5) Fortunato is a gullible alcoholic because he believes there is a barrel of wine in a small dug out hole in the wall and is willing to go in to this small hole to get more.
"The man wore motley. He had on a tight-fitting parti-striped dress, and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells."(1) Fortunato is a fool- he is dressed as a fool. He proves himself to be a festive character dressing up for Carnival.