The Cask Of Amontillado By Edward Allan Poe

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Edward Allan Poe the writer of “The Cask of Amontillado,” has successfully created an image of pride can lead two great man to their downfall. A person with a pride of a former noble. A wine merchant with a pride of the best judgment in wine. An epic war to be remember. Poe has created a whole new meaning for the word itself. He has describe pride as vengeance, desire, and loss.
At the beginning of the story, the narrator, Montresor has proven himself as a person of intellect. He has carefully planned a murder which will not only punish the target, he will do it without any consequences. Montresor stated, “[Fortunato] are rich, respected, admired, beloved; [Fortunato] are happy, as once [he] was. “ It indicates he was once rich. “We will go back; [Fortunato] will be ill, and I cannot be responsible.” Propose his position cannot be responsible to the harm done to Fortunato It has created a spark of his revenge. He said, “THE thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could” suggests that he has suffered many times, yet lack of injuries indicate it is all emotional wounds that could never be healed. The only way he can get his vengeance is to make his nemesis, Fortunato suffer. For his great plan, Montresor has prepare his enemy a reason, a motive, and a location to lead him in a dead end. Fortunato is a wealthy wine merchant, who would never turned down a good look of precious wine and rarities. His pride is no less than Montresor. Despite the fact he is looked…
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