"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls. The massive characters are seared with scars. "- Khalil Gibran. In the short story, “The Cask of Amontillado,” written by Edgar Allen Poe, the main character, Montresor, suffers from an abnormal physcology for revenge due to his name being mocked by a man named Fortunato. Montresor is so consumed by his hatred for Fortunato that he deliberately creates a plot to murder Fortunato to seek justice for himself and his family name.
They should know that Trax’s mission is to kill the Professor and why. Act two is the promise of the premise in which a plan to achieve that goal is put into place. Trax should feel that he’s doing the right thing and that it will help the species survive. Then at the midpoint he can learn that everything he has been told is a lie. This is the midpoint reversal.
Tooth for Tooth In the short story “A Cask of Amontillado” two wealthy rival Italian men with a taste for wine descend into the catacombs of one of the noblemen’s house who goes by Montresor. All is not well, though, as Montresor’s rival Fortunato has offended him greatly in the past, all of which has convinced Montresor enough to seek out vengeance on his rival and past friend. Through careful planning and patience Montresor proves that the recurring theme of this story is that revenge is a dish best served cold, and that the overwhelming amount of deceit shows the hatred Montresor had for Fortunato. The insult that was dealt to Montresor by Fortunato provokes him to cease their friendship and causes him to seek out revenge on Fortunato, thus making it more effective. As said in the short story Fortunato insults Montresor in the past: “THE thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge” (Poe ).
Edgar Allan Poe, in his story, (The Cask of Amontillado), uses many examples of ironic symbolism to express the complicated relationship of the two main characters, Fortunato and Montresor. The story starts off at a carnival in Italy when Montresor lays eyes upon his victim, Fortunato,and his dreadful plan begins. Fortunato, a talented wine specialist and Montresor have had many conflicts in the recent past, and Montresor seeks revenge. He lures Fortunato into the catacombs because he has lied saying that he has purchased a cask of amontillado and he has his doubts. The protagonist, Fortunato is a very rich man who is full of himself and is used to getting what he wants; he also knows that amontillados are very precious wines and would not
Montresor used Fortunato’s love of wine to lure him into the catacombs, where he could take his revenge. Fortunato was blinded by what his fate would be. The same goes for the King and his seven ministers. Hop-Frog took advantage of them and used what they prided themselves in to ultimately kill them. He started off by telling them that he had a great joke to play out, so they immediately went along with his plan.
Edgar Allen Poe writes "The Cask of Amontillado" to illustrate what people would do for revenge through his intriguing irony, dark themes, and symbolism. The short story starts with the narrator describing his determination to get revenge on Fortunato, who has caused him a “thousand injuries”. The narrator believes he can get revenge by using Fortunato’s pride on his wine connoisseurship. One night, in the peak of carnival season, the narrator informs Fortunato that he bought Amontillado, a rare brandy, but he has his doubts. The narrator lures Fortunato to come with him to his vaults to verify the wine’s authenticity and to drink together.
In “The Cask of Amontillado”, Edgar Allan Poe displays the theme of revenge and manipulation. The narrator Montresor pledges revenge on Fortunato for an insult that is never explained. He maintains an appearance of goodwill towards Fortunato and decides to make use of Fortunato's weakness for fine wines against him. During the carnival season, the narrator approaches Fortunato, telling him that he has come across something that could pass for Amontillado a rare and expensive wine. Fortunato being excited about the news insists on accompanying Montresor to the vaults to determine whether it is Amontillado or not.
Greed instantly blinded the rioters from their original mission of justice, and “no longer was it Death those fellows sought.” (Chaucer 253) The fellows individually began to seek their own gain and larger share of the gold. One pardoner leaves, and the other two plots against the one. However, the one returns with cups of poisoned wine, and after the two attacked him, they drank the wine and died. Ultimately, each of the rioters truly did meet death. Each of the pardoners sought to kill another in order to get all the gold to himself, when even a third was ample.
Montresor is actually seeking revenge and in the end he completes plan. The different types of irony show how the different elements of the story help readers understand the consequences that Fortunato
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