Direct: The author tells you the trait of the character.
'My dear Fortunato, you are luckily met."
Speech: What does the character say? How does the character speak?
"Enough, the cough's a mere nothing; it will not kill me."
"Come, we will go back, your health is precious"
Thoughts: What does the character about issues? What does the character feel about issues?
"I was so pleased to see him..."(1) Montresor is happy he bumped into Fortunato.
Effect On Others: How do others respond to the character? What do others think about the character?
"Very good joke!"
You're so funny, you can let me out now!
"Come," I said, "we will go back; your health is precious."(3) Montresor is devious because he pretends to care about Fortunato- but he is lying- he does not care for Fortunato- he just wants to kill him.
Actions: What does the character do? How does the character behave?
"The noise lasted for several minutes, during which, that I might hearken to it with more satisfaction."(6) Montresor is ruthless and sadistic because he enjoys the suffering of Fortunato.
Looks: What does the character look like? How does the character dress?
"Ha! ha! ha! --he! he! he! --a very good joke, indeed --an excellent jest."(6) Montresor is laughed at, he isn't taken seriously.
"Unsheathing my rapier, I began to grope with it about the recess..." (6) Montresor is clever because he is making sure that if Fortunato were to escape, he would still be able to kill him.
"...mask of black silk and drawing a roquelaire closely about my person..." (2) Montresor is clever because he uses his environment to get away with murder.