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- The cask of Amontillado By Edgar Allen Poe is the story of a man and his revenge. Montresor takes all his revenge out on Fourtunato. Poe creates a great deal of irony to make this a truly horrifying story. He uses verbal irony, Situational irony, and Dramatic irony.
- Anything not taken in moderation can be damaging. In one of Edgar Allen Poe’s best-known tales of horror, “The Cask of Amontillado,” he suggests that pride can be a very dangerous thing, when one is overwhelmed with it. Through the use of foreshadowing, irony, and symbolism, Poe presents a horrific drama of two men.
- Summary: The story begins with Montresor, the narrator, saying how he had been injured by Fortunato ?thousands? of times, but when he was insulted by him, he wanted revenge. He decided to use Fortunato?s weak point, fine wines, against him, since Fortunato prided himself on his connoisseurship of wine.
- At precisely 10:30 A.M. I got a call from a Mr. Machiano saying while renovating a palazzo his men found the bones of a human. When I got to the scene one of his employees showed me to the bones. The clothes were still on the carcass. I asked Mr. Machiano how the body was discovered, “My men were knocking down the walls and one of them found a skeleton with its clothes on, and that?s when I called you.
- Edgar Allen Poe, born on January 19, 1809, is one of the greatest American writers of all time. “The story of Edgar Allen Poe’s life remains one of the most disputed and slandered in the pages of American biography, despite conscious attempts to revise the story and rehabilitate the life.
- In the short story “The Cask of Amontillado,” Edgar Allan Poe writes in first person point of view, from the perspective of Montresor, the diabolical narrator of this tale, who vows revenge against Fortunato. Montresor began to develop the perfect plan for retribution.
- "I must not only punish, but punish with impunity. A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong." With these ferverous words from the introductory paragraph of Edgar Allan Poe’s Cask of Amontillado, the story of Montresor’s revenge begins.
- ?The vividness with which [Poe] transcribes his sensory experiences contributes powerfully to the response his stories invoke? (Fagin 202). In ?The Cask of Amontillado,? Edgar Allan Poe uses captivating images to descriptively tell a tail of revenge, while appealing to the senses of the audience.
- With the completion of the second paragraph in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado,” the plot has been made mostly clear. Although you are unaware of who the protagonist is, the motives of this unknown character are very obvious. He has vowed revenge and intends to murder Fortunato.
- In “The Cask of Amontillado” Edgar Allan Poe takes us on a trip into the mind of a mad man. The story relates a horrible revenge made even more horrible by the fact that the vengeance is being taken when no real offense had been given. This concept sets the mood for true evil.
- The author of “The Cask of Amontillado,” Edgar Allan Poe, lets us know in the opening sentence that the character telling the story, Montresor, vows revenge. Montresor’s target of revenge is Fortunato, but Montresor never specifically says what Fortunato did to him or his family.
- This is very well-thought out story of revenge involving two enemies, in which a man, Montresor elaborately plans the demise of his foe Fortunato. Montresor chooses the the timing to seek his revenge perfectly. It is the time of the carnival (Mardi Gras).
- The story is told in first person from the point of view of Montresor himself. The exposition of the story occurs when Montresor tells us that he wants to take revenge on Fortunato because ?he ventured upon insult?(191).
- Edgar Allan Poe is one of America’s most influential writers. His stories and poems have touched the lives of countless people. His works, however, are influenced by his own life. The events of his life led him down the dark road of depression and morbidity.
- The story takes place at a carnival in Italy where Montressor and Fortunato appear to come upon each other by chance. The setting moves to the catacombs of Montressor’s home. It is a place of doom where skeletons lie against damp walls covered in nitre.
- In the story The Cask of Amontillado, Poe uses a lot of irony with his characters right from the beginning of the story. One of his main characters is named fortunato, but in the end, he is the least fortunate person in the story, because he is killed by Montresor.
- In the short story ?The Cask of Amontillado,? Edgar Allan Poe writes in the first person point of view from the perspective of Montresor, the diabolic narrator of this tale, who vowed revenge against Fortunato. Montresor began to develop the perfect plan for retribution.
- In one of Edgar Allen Poe’s best-known tales of horror, “The Cask of Amontillado,” he suggests that pride can be a very dangerous thing. Through the use of foreshadowing, irony, and symbolism, Poe presents the compelling drama of two men. One who will stop at nothing to get the revenge that he deems himself and his family worthy of, and another who’s pride will ultimately be the catalyst for his death.
- “The Cask of Amontillado” raises a question pertaining to the multiple character of the self (Davidson 202); Can harmony of one’s self be restored once primal impulses have been acted upon? This question proposes the fantasy of crime without consequence (Stepp 60).
- In The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe, the dark side of human nature is exemplified through the character of Montresor and his victim, Fortunato. Montresor is a manipulative and vengeful person. These characteristics lead to the death of Fortunato, a man who has wronged him.