Fortunato In The Cask Of Amotillado

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The thousandth insult was the last for Montresor. Revenge for will soon come to him as the story goes, Fortunato will soon get what he deserve. The story “Cask of Amotillado” is set in Italy and written by Edgar Allen Poe, it was published November 1846. The story is about how one man can only take so much. Fortunato went too far and the consequences were severe, Montresor accomplishes his deed because he can manipulate, is skilled, and smart. Montresor accomplishes his deed because of his speech, choices and thoughts and feeling, His speech is his most deadly trait. When he says something he means it. For example he says, “The thousandth injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best as I could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge” (Poe page 1). He uses his words to manipulate people, such as Fortunato. He uses…show more content…
Having Fortunato drink wine so that he cannot fight back once he found out what he was really up to. Montresor stated “Here I knocked off the neck of a bottle which I drew from a long row of its fellows that lay upon the mound” (Poe page 2). Although he did that, he put up with Fortunato for a long time, Taking the insult nine hundred and ninety nine times before he did anything, represents patients. Although he hurts someone, he is still a human with thoughts and feelings. Any human has some feelings and they have a certain way of showing them. Montresor's feelings were offended and he showed that by hurting someone as he says this in the story it is stated “You, who so well know the nature of my soul, will not suppose, however, that gave utterance to a threat” (Poe page 1). His thoughts were negative, giving him negative vibes and telling himself it is okay to make the choices he did because he was insulted. At the end of the story he does not feel guilty and is gloating about him never getting caught, showing how he is happy with the decision he made while feeling

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