The Cask Of The Amontillado

Satisfactory Essays

Jenna Khachatourian
English - Block D
Mrs. Serki
April 27, 2017
How would you feel if you were to die, plastered inside a wall? In the short story “The Cask of the Amontillado” written by Edgar Allan Poe, one of the characters die exactly like that. Montresor lures his former friend, Fortunato, into underground catacombs in a way that Fortunato couldn’t resist. Fortunato is very fond of wine, so Montresor tells him to follow him down to a vault where he could taste the Amontillado. From there, Fortunato falls into Montresor’s plan for revenge. Fortunato gets tricked because he wanted to see if the Amontillado was real. Fortunato had an overriding desire to try the Amontillado. Since he was so devoted to the wine, he let that get

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