How Did Fortunato Survive In The Cask Of Amontillado

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The Cask of Amontillado Being trapped for the rest of your life and left to die must be one of the worst ways to die. That is how the character Fortunato must have felt in the story of “The Cask of Amontillado” after being trapped underground in a Catacomb left to die. Edgar Allan Poe is famous for his books which mostly are horror or gothic stories like the story “Tell Tale Heart” where the narrator goes insane and murders the old man, cuts up his corps, and buries them underneath the wooden floor. The story, “The Cask of Amontillado” has a gothic and horror mood to the story. The narrator Montresor tricked Fortunato by telling him he has a cask of Amontillado which is a rare and expensive wine and since Fortunato knew much about wine he offer his expertise to see if the wine was genuine but what he didn't know was that he was walking to his death…show more content…
The question is that did Fortunato survive for how long before he passed away, and how did it fell to be trapped in complete darkness chained to a wall left to rot for the rest of your life? The story has a gothic mood because of the setting of the story. This took place in Paris during a festival and Montresor committed his revenge in an underground catacomb and because of the setting of the story it adds more mystery as well to it because no one ever knew of the crime that was committed until Montresor told of it when he was upon his death

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