The Cask of Amontillado
Updated: 12/16/2019
The Cask of Amontillado
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  • Exposition
  • He injured and insulted me!!! I vowed revenge and got it.
  • Rising Action One
  • I really like your hat... I have Amontillado in the catacombs. Want some?
  • Rising Action 2
  • no.
  • You don't sound so well... I think we should head back.
  • It was 17th century Italy, it was carnival season. A man named Fortunado had injured and insulted Montressor. Now Montressor vows revenge.
  • Climax
  • What!?!?!?!
  • Montressor encounters Fortunado at the carnival. Fourtunado is drunk and dressed as a jester. Montressor complements Fortunado and tells him about the Amontillado he has. Montressor manipulates Fortunado into the catacombs.
  • Falling Action
  • AhhAHHahaha!!
  • Once they got into the catacombs, nitre makes Fortunado's cold worse, while Fortunado is getting more drunk. Montressor keeps encouraging Fortunado to go back, so his cold wouldn't get worse. They both continue to go deeper into the catacobs, until they reached the deepest part. They reached a small niche is the wall that was built ahead of time and Montressor told Fortunado " Amontillado is right through that door."
  • Resolution
  • No one has ever found Fortunado in 50 years.
  • Fortunado walks in expecting the Amontillado. Montressor pushes Fortunado into the little niche. Montressor quickly chains up Fortunado to the wall before he has any idea what was going on.
  • Fortunado begins to sober up and realize whats going on, while Montressor uses his materials to begins to build the wall to the entrance. Fortunado starts jangling the chains and screaming. Montressor starts screaming back. Just before he lays the last brick Montressor gets one last good look at Fortunado. Fortunado dies and Montressor calls Fortunado's name and all he hears are jingling bells.
  • About 50 years later Montressor is still living. No one has found For 50 or more years. This happened due to Montressor's need for revenge. His need for revenge was such a strong motivator that he killed Fortunado.
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