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The Cask of Amontillado
Transcript of The Cask of Amontillado
Kahtina Lorenzo, Catherine Palmer, Jenna Ramirez,
Justin Chen,Kahtina Lorenzo, Catherine Palmer, Jenna Ramirez, Amber Ruiz, Tasi Sappa, Nicole Simon, Jessica Tang, Taz Tavares, Lianda Slade-Matautia
Let Us Voyage Into
By Edgar Allen Poe
Welcome to the Catacombs...
The main character, Montressor, takes a deadly revenge on his friend Fortunato for causing him suffering through insults, and many more... So when Montressor finds Fortunato drunk at a carnival, he tells Fortunato that he has some Amontillado (wine) in his basement. However, Montressor's true intention is to lure him deep into his family's catacombs,filled with the bodies of his family, to be sealed into a hole in a wall.
Italian meaning = Fortunate
Was a friend of Motressor and insulted him and his wine.
Was somewhat of a jester or comedian of the old.
He was a wine connoisseur so he tasted wine and most times got drunk.
acquaintance of Montresor and Fortunato
doesn't appear in story, but Montressor keeps Fortunato on the trail of the Amontillado by threatening to allow Luchesi to sample it first if Fortunato is not interested
Created By: Justin Chen, Kahtina Lorenzo, Catherine Palmer, Jenna Ramirez, Tasi Sappa, Nicole Simon, Jessica Tang, Taz Tavares, Lianda Slade-Matautia, Amber Ruiz
Wanted to get revenge on Fortunato for insulting him greatly
"Nemo me impune lacessit" which meant "no one attacks without impunity or without consequence."
"Nemo me impune lacessit" family motto means "no one attacks me with impunity"
takes place in his family's catacombs
constructed by ancient Romans
19th century Italy (1846)
Title of the Story
It is named "The Cask of Amontillado" because that is the trick the Montresor uses to draw Fortunato to his death
Setting of the Story
represents a cheerful time
suppose to hook the reader into thinking it will be a joyful story, but it actually isn't later in the story
Name of the Characters
In italian "Fortunato" means "Fortunate", but in the story Fortuanto is anything but lucky
means "My Treasure"
he was wearing a costume because it was the carnival/mardi gras season
Fortunato dresses as a fool to make his character less likeable and Montresor calls him "Luchesi", knowing that Fortunato will feel insulted
Please enjoy your