Cask Of The Amontillado Power Analysis

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Power can quickly change a person. In Edgar Allan Poe’s “Cask of the Amontillado” the narrator has power over an intoxicated Fortunato as he leads him down it to the depths of his family vaults. The narrator has power over Fortunato and it ends up changing the narrator to be a different man from whom Fortunato knows. Power has also has changed characters for the worse in the Percy Jackson books written by Rick Riordan included but not limited to Kronos, Luke, and Ethan. They prove that people can be obsessed with the control, respect, and chance for revenge that power gives them. The narrator and Kronos both have the power to control others and they use it for evil. The narrator leads a very drunken Fortunato down into his family vaults with complete control him. The narrator kept giving Fortunato more and more alcohol saying that he didn’t what him to get sick because of how cold it was down in the vaults. The Narrator had complete power over a drunken Fortunato and it ended up with Fortunato dead. “ ‘Fortunato!’ No answer. I called again— ‘Fortunato’ No answer still. I thrust a torch through the remaining aperture and l let it fall within.…show more content…
He was selfish and corruptive making his kids, the gods, hate him and overthrow him. The gods end up overthrowing him and starting their own age of power. Despite how their father was, the Gods still had a need like to act similarly to him. Most of the Gods ignore their kids, the demi-gods, only paying attention to them when they need them for a quest or if the child is disrespectful to the
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