How Does Montresor Get Revenge In The Cask Of Amontillado

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16,238 people get murdered per year. In the story "The Cask of Amontillado," by Edgar Allen Poe, Montresor tells the reader that he wants revenge from Fortunato. Throughout the story, Montresor plans out how he is going to get his revenge. Montresor tricks Fortunato into following Montresor to his death without being aware of what is going on. Montresor accomplishes murder because he is intelligent, clever, and manipulative. Due to the fact that Montressor is clever, he is able to lead Fortunato away to murder him. Montresor keeps casually bringing up Luchresi as he is talking to Fortunato making Fortunato want to stay with Montresor more and more every time he brought up Luchresi 's name. "Thus speaking, Fortunato possessed himself of my arm; and putting on a mask or black silk and drawing a Roquelaure closely about my person, I suffered him to hurry me to my palazzo" (p. 1, li. 88-92). That was …show more content…

Montressor was previously explains to his attendants that he was not going to be home until the morning and explaining that no one can leave no matter what. "These orders were sufficient, I well knew to insure their immediate disappearance, one and all, as soon as my back was turned" (p. 2 li. 6-8). Montresor is explaining on how he knew his attendants would leave as planned. This shows that Montresor is very manipulative. As we can see from the evidence, Montresor accomplished murder because of his intelligence, cleverness, and his manipulation skills. Due to the fact that Montressor is clever, he was able to lead Fortunato away to murder him. Based on his actions, we saw that Montresor was very intelligent which made it easier for him to kill Fortunato. Looking closely at how Montresor acted when he talked to his attendants, we saw that he was very manipulative" ( p. 2 li. 41-43 ). Hopefully, people will learn from Fortunato 's mistake and not go out

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