The Cask of the Amontillado
Updated: 12/16/2019
The Cask of the Amontillado
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  • Exposition
  • "It all starts with the carnival...."
  • Rising Action 1
  • Its ok, Latamer can just come to the cask of Amontillado
  • "No no I insist--"
  • "The Cask of Amontillado is right this way... and are you sure you do not want to go back by now? You're cough is getting worse from the nitre."
  • Rising Action 2
  • "I will never die of a cough--."
  • Montresor has been insulted in some sort of way leading him carry out his plan for revenge (suffocating him). He starts by finding Fortunato at the carnival.
  • Climax
  • Montresor starts carrying out the plan by tricking Fortunato into coming into the catacombs. This is irony because Fortunato has on a gesture outfit. Also, Montresor also tricks him again by telling him that Latamer can just come into the catacombs and have the red rare wine.
  • Falling Action
  • The nitre in the catacombs is making Fortunato's cold worse and Montresor is giving Fortunato more wine to make him even more drunk. Montresor also manipulates Fortunato by insisting that they could go back but Fortunato replied negatively (no). 
  • Resolution
  • Once in the niche Fortunato finds no cask of amontillado and stood there stupidly and bewildered. Montresor chains Fortunato to the wall. Fortunato is to astounded to resist what is happening.
  • Once Fortunato is chained to the wall. Fortunato continues to cry. Montrasor starts the construction to about half way up. Then Fortunato comes into reality and starts screaming and Montrasor screams back.
  • Leaving Fortunato in the catacombs. No one has been capable or able to find Fortunato for the next fifty years. Until Montresor confesses to killed Fortunato.
  • 'No one has been able to find Fortunato for fifty years..."
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