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The Cask of Amontillado
Transcript of The Cask of Amontillado
Fortunato insists on to be taken to Motresor's vaults. Montresor strategically planned for this meeting by sending all of his servants to the carnival. The two men descend into the vaults, the walls covered with nitre or saltpepper.
Montresor was angered by his acquaintance, Fortunato. Fortunato had insulted Montresor and Montresor wants revenge but didn't want to put himself at risk. During the carnival season Montresor approaches Fortunato wearing a mask of black silk.
Montresor tells Fortunato that he has acquired something that could pass for Amontillado, a light spanish sherry. Montresor tells Fortunato that if he is too busy then he will ask Luchesi. Fortunato thinks of Luchesi as a competitor. Fortunato is anxious to taste the wine and to tell Montresor if it is the real Amontillado.
While descending the vaults, Fortunato develops a cough. Montresor offers to take him home but Fortunato declines and drinks wine as the antidote for his cough. After a while of exploring the vaults Fortunato has become intoxicated.
Prezi By: Kolten Fincher
The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.
The wine sparkled in his eyes and the bells jingled.
It hangs like moss upon the walls.
The trowel that Montresor showed to Fortunato.
It represents Montresor's way to get revenge on Fortunato for insulting him by enclosing him in a recess.
The theme of this story is revenge. Montresor is insulted by Fortunato and seeks to get even.
Story By: Edgar Allan Poe
Then, Montresor tells Fortunato that the Amontillado is in a recess among the wall. Slowly, Montresor starts to chain the slow-footed Fotunato to a rock. Then Montresor starts to build a wall enclosing Fortunato.
The carnival that Montresor met with Fortunato to carry out hisplan to get revenge.