Similarities Between Montresor And Fortunato In The Cask Of Amontillado

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Who is a better person? Fortunato or Montresor? In the story “Cask of Amontillado” by, Edgar Allan Poe is a story that tells about how Montresor was out to get Fortunato, because Fortunato insulted him. Fortunato was a person who liked to drink a lot of wine, because he thought he knew so much about it. Fortunato makes himself an easy target because of his rudeness, the problem he has with wine, and he is very determined to taste the Amontillado. Fortunato is a very rude person. I believe that Fortunato is more arrogant than rude. The story talks about how Fortunato hurts Montresor a lot by insulting him thousands of times. Fortunato does not think that he has even hurt him that much, when he really has by saying things and the way he acts towards everyone. In the story, Fortunato has a major weakness for wine. It tells how he “thinks” he knows so much about wine. During the time they are walking, Fortunato and Montresor are tasting various types of fine wines that are in the…show more content…
He is determined to drink it, because it was a fancy kind. Montresor tells Fortunato that he has the wine, when he really does not. After Fortunato has drank so much wine he is tipsy, so Montresor takes advantage of him while he can. Fortunato likes wine and one night Montresor takes Fortunato into a dark and cold Stuedle 2 place where Montresor’s family had been buried. Once he got him there, they walked farther and drank more wine, until Fortunato reached the back of the wall in the room so deep in the earth. Montresor put Fortunato into chains and locked the chains. Rest in Peace Fortunato. In the story “Cask of Amontillado” Montresor is out to get Fortunato. Montresor and Fortunato are the two main characters in this story. Fortunato likes wine and he “thinks” he knows a lot about wine, when in the end it gets him killed. Fortunato is a very rude person and has a lot of revenge coming his way, even though he has no idea about
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