Examples Of Revenge In The Cask Of Amontillado

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Revenges in the story the ghost that continues haunting one man’s soul over a very long period of time. Normally, a friend is someone that should be trusted. However, whatever is demonstrated in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” is the opposite of this true nature of a friend. The perfect revenge is an action of many scores that the story attempted to explain, and what some many more have been lying after. The story is perfect means of expressing revenge. Poe depicts the avenger’s psychological and literal states that is worth noting. He also manages to develop a perfect understanding of the revenge through the apt punishment of the offenders’ success without being discovered. This is a fulfillment without any form of regret. The story is narrated by a murderer, Montresor who is seen to be taking revenge on the fellow Italian nobleman, Fortunato in the story over the carnival season. This essay demonstrate the different means in which the author, Poe, uses foreshadowing, conflict and setting…show more content…
He has a specific idea of exactly what the revenge must entails. He admits, “A wrong is underdressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. It is equally underdressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong.”(23) In this way, Montressor have a feeling that he cannot incur any form of punishment resulting from his revenge. As a result it must be made clearly known to Montresor that it is him who is all responsible for Fortunatos destiny. If he get a punishment for his actions, or fail to bring to the attention this responsibility to the victim, he will consider this form of a revenge null in his view. This is a revenge of pride to Montreseor. It is therefore this pride and the personal familial that is wounded as a result. He therefore feels that he must avenge the wounds in order to gain his higher honor and
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