The Cask Of Amontillado Analysis

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Wyatt Briggs 11/2/17 Period 4 The Great Setup In the text “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe Montresor’s commitment to getting revenge on Fortunato is like a bounty hunter not giving up to apprehend a fugitive. In the text, Montresor main mission is to get rid of Fortunato a wine taster like himself who did “a thousand wrongs” (Poe, 67). Or did something so bad that it equals a thousand wrongs .The two characters set off into Montresor’s vaults, to taste the Amontillado that Montresor so called “bought”. The real question is what did Fortunato do to have this cruel revenge meet upon him. What makes Montresor able to wreak revenge upon Fortunato is his commitment, his preparation, and his persuasive skills. To begin with, Montresor's commitment is one of the main traits that Montessor uses to unleash this terrible vengeance upon Fortunato. In the story, Montresor explains from first person how much he wants to bring his revenge upon Fortunato. In the beginning of the text he tells us, “But when he insulted me I vowed revenge” (Poe 67). This citation demonstrates how he wants revenge on Fortunato and that he will do anything to get it, because men think they need to keep their promises. I can theorize that Montresor's commitment is like a hunter’s will to get a big buck to show as a trophy. To add on, Montresor thinks the need to get revenge on Fortunato to feel whole again. The writer mentions, “You who understand my
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