Why Is Fortunato Wrong

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In fact, Fortunato wears motley with a stripped dress with a conical cap adorned with bells, as if he had to act like a fool, while the murderer wears a gruesome dress made up of a clock and a mournful mask of black silk, which hides his face. From the very beginning, the narrator, who is the fabled nobleman Montresor, clears up the reason for his grudge against the Italian man, ironically called “Fortunato” whom he wants to murder in an atrocious way through a diabolical trick, which punishes with impunity. According to the narrator, it does not make sense to make up for a wrong if the enemy is given the possibility to defend himself. As a consequence, revenge must be infallible, total, perfectly rational and pitiless, without the least chance
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