Destruction In The Cask Of Amontillado

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While it can be true that pride is always followed by destruction. Revenge can be a deliberate act of inflicting injury on others to right a wrong that was done to ones self. The mind at times can be consumed with the act of revenge, that is can sent one down a path of destruction. Montresor decides to seek revenge against Fortunato who is a prideful man, for the insults that were made against him and his family. This act of revenge follows Montresor for years. As we see in Edgar Allen Poe's short story " The Cask of Amontillado" Fortunato's pride make him vulnerable to Montresor manipulation.
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