The Pros And Cons Of Conflicts In The Cask Of Amontillado

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A Conflict is a complication that usually has two sides, the victim and his transgressor. Victims are victims because they receive the short end of the stick, and the transgressors are transgressors because they are the cause, directly or indirectly, of the victim’s situation. The transgressor justifies their action by their course of thought, often because of their own problems. Being a victim is just the same as being the transgressor, as both have their own conditions, and both of them look for ways to solve their problem. The two sides of that coin are both victims and culprits at the same time.
A case can be made on the relationship of Montresor and Fortunato, in The Cask of Amontillado. We are introduced to Montresor, a man looking for revenge, while his elaborate scheme falls into place, little by little, eventually resulting in Fortunato’s death. He then marvels at his work, thinking what to do next as he believes he has succeeded in his vengeance.
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Fortunato’s continued accomplishments, especially his wine connoisseurship, weighed big on Montresor’s ego as stated by Montresor, “… I did not differ from him materially; --I was skilful in the Italian vintages myself…” The Cask of Amontillado is the story of a man, using another man’s success as an excuse to appease his wounded

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