Theme Of Revenge In The Cask Of Amontillado

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I was at my cousin’s birthday party, and it was time to eat the birthday cake. It was a chocolate cake with the Browning symbol on the top of it along with 15 candles. We sang him Happy Birthday, then I went behind him and grabbed some icing off the cake. I got it all over him, then all the family started taking pictures of him. Then suddenly, I looked back down, and he had his whole hand covered with icing and he was coming to my face. He smeared it all over my face and it went all over my clothes. As soon as I saw it was all over my clothes, I grabbed a bit of the cake and threw it at him. We started having a food fight because I wanted revenge on him. He got all the icing and a bit of the cake on my new clothes. I wanted revenge on my cousin in a non-violent way, just like in the story “The Catbird Seat” but not in a violent way like “The Cask of Amontillado.” In “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Catbird Seat,” two kinds of revenge are depicted.
One type of revenge, which is depicted in “The Cask of Amontillado”, is violence. It all started in the beginning where Fortunato insulted Montresor, and he wanted revenge. Montresor had a plan because Fortunato liked his wine and was going to do something with it. It was during “carnival season” (Poe 95) when Montresor encountered Fortunato and he could tell that he had drunk a lot already. Montresor said, “I have received a pipe of what passes for Amontillado, and I have my doubts” (Poe 96) then that got Fortunato
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