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The story’s narrator, Montresor, tells an unspecified person, who knows him very well, of the day he took his revenge on Fortunato Italian for “the fortunate one”a fellow nobleman. There is indication that Montresor blames his unhappiness and loss of respect and dignity within society on Fortunato. Some context is provided, including Montresor’s observation that his family once was great but no longer soand Fortunato’s belittling remarks about Montresor’s exclusion from Freemasonry.
Without a detective in the story, it is up to the reader to solve the mystery. In fact, much of the scene of “The Cask of Amontillado” comes from a scene in that takes place in a subterranean vault. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Historically, Massie had been killed in a sword duel on Christmas Day by Lieutenant Gustavus Drane, following a dispute during a card game. Montresor then declares that, since Fortunato won’t go back, Montresor must “positively leave” him there.
Montresor lures Fortunato into a private wine-tasting excursion by tobel him he has obtained a pipe about gallons,  litres of what he believes to be a rare vintage of Amontillado. Its Cultural and Historical Backgrounds”.
Poe and English had several confrontations, usually revolving around literary caricatures of one another. Wikisource has original text related to this article: An apocryphal legend holds that the inspiration for “The Cask of Amontillado” came from a story Poe had heard at Castle Island South BostonMassachusettswhen he was a private stationed at Fort Independence in Aamontillado Mountain Review of Language and Literature.
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Old Boston in Early Photographs. The group was made up of reformed drinkers who tried to scare people into abstaining from alcohol. Poe may have made a promise to join the movement in after a bout of drinking with the hopes of gaining a political appointment. Retrieved from ” https: Additional scrutiny into the vague injuries and insults may have to do with a simple matter of Montresor’s pride and not any specific words from Fortunato.
Literary Trail of Greater Boston. This source anontillado been identified as Robert T. Angry over numerous injuries and some unspecified insult, Montresor plots to murder his “friend” during Carnivalwhile the man is drunk, dizzy, and wearing a jester ‘s motley. Montresor warns Fortunato, who has a bad cough, of the dampness, and suggests they go back, but Fortunato insists on continuing, claiming that he “shall not die of a cough”.
Cecil also states that a true wine connoisseur would never sample wine while intoxicated and describes Fortunato as merely an alcoholic. There is also evidence that Montresor is almost as clueless about his motive for revenge as his victim.
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Poe responded with “The Cask of Amontillado”, using very specific references to English’s novel. For example, Fortunato comments on another nobleman being unable to distinguish amontillado from sherry when amontillado is in fact a type of sherry, and treats De Grave, an expensive French wine, with very little regard by drinking it in a single gulp.
In the last few sentences, Montresor reveals that 50 years later, Fortunato’s body still hangs from its chains in the niche where he left it. The mystery in “The Cask of Amontillado” is in Montresor’s motive for murder.
Retrieved 20 June Montresor may not have been entirely certain of the exact nature of the insults for which he expected Fortunato to atone. The story, set in an unnamed Italian city at carnival time in an unspecified year, is about a man taking fatal revenge on a friend who, he believes, has insulted him. Montresor knows Fortunato will not be edggar to resist demonstrating his edgae palate for wine and will insist that he taste the amontillado rather than Luchesi who, as he claims, “cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry”.
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After Fortunato is chained to the wall and nearly entombed alive, Montresor merely mocks and mimics him, rather than disclosing to Fortunato the reasons behind his exacting revenge. Fortunato enters drunk and unsuspecting ppe therefore, does not resist as Montresor quickly chains him to the wall.
At one point, Fortunato makes an elaborate, grotesque gesture with an upraised wine bottle. Cecil also suggests that some people might feel Fortunato deserved to be buried alive for wasting a bottle of fine wine.