The Cask Of Amontaillado Analysis

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Revenge, it drives people to impossible lengths, a few to madness, and others to the grave. It is quite frankly impractical to try and do to others as they have done to you. One can never truly gain anything out of dishing cold hard revenge, you may feel satisfied or even perhaps a tad bit delighted after you've done wrong to the person who's done wrong to you, consequently in what reality are you accomplishing? Knowing that that person is suffering as you once did? Or the other lives you may have affected due to your anger towards that one person. Revenge overall is a destructive force, one that when in contact with is dangerous and should be handled in a responsible manner considering if not you could be making an extremely negligent decision.…show more content…
“At length I would be avenged” (paragraph 1). He will go to any length to make sure his vengeance on Fortunato is secure. Montressor has come to terms with the fact that he doesn’t care about his punishment or think he should even be punished for killing Fortuando because its what needed to be done. This is revealing that Montresor doesnt care about any trouble he may get into as long as he is gAn example of irony in the story “The Cask of Amontillado” is when Montresor continues to refer to Fortunato as his friend. As the reader, you are aware that Montresor despises Fortunato and his intentions for him aren't necessarily enjoyable. He sincerely hates Fortunato with such an intense passion that he has configured a proposal to murder him. Montresor continuously describes Fortunado as “my friend,” “my good friend,” and “my poor friend.” Montresor has convinced Fortunato that they are infact companions, Montresor made this strategic move for multiple reasons one of them being that when Fortunato ceases to exist he will need not to be suspected. Nobody would think that his “good” friend had any sort of connection to Fortunato so called disappearance. So Montresor has been practcing playing the role of Fortunados friend meanwhile plotting his murder. Every time he uses the word "friend" in…show more content…
“At length I would be avenged” (paragraph 1). He will go to any length to make sure his vengeance on Fortunato is secure. Montressor has come to terms with the fact that he doesn’t care about his punishment or think he should even be punished for killing Fortuando because its what needed to be done. This is revealing that Montresor doesnt care about any trouble he may get into as long as he is getting the revenge that he believes is necessary. Montresor's revenge is, in his mind, is completely virtuous. This is supporting the theme that people will go to great lengths to get revenge. Montressor is willing to go so far as to getting caught for murdering Fortunado just so he gets his sweet sweet
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