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Analysis Of Fortunato In The Cask Of Amontillado

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Montresor, from “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe, is manipulative, yet shows his weaknesses. Montresor manipulates Fortunato by insisting that if Fortunato is too busy that he will go with Luchresi and Fortunato repeats “Luchresi cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry” making it clear that Fortunato has been manipulated (Poe 292). As Montresor and Fortunato walk into the catacombs Montresor also keeps repeating “the Amontillado” when Fortunato might seem like he is about to back out (294). Even though Montresor killed Fortunato he tells the reader “My heart grew sick”, therefore letting the reader know that he is weak (295). Montresor was an evil man but his action will always come back to haunt him. The dialog in “The
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