Table of Contents
- 1 What has Fortunato done to Montresor?
- 2 What did Fortunato do to cause Montresor to hate?
- 3 How are Fortunato and Montresor?
- 4 Where did Montresor take Fortunato?
- 5 How does Fortunato feel about Montresor?
- 6 How does Fortunato feel about the narrator?
- 7 What are some character traits in ‘the cask of Amontillado’?
- 8 What are some examples of irony in cask of the amontillado?
What has Fortunato done to Montresor?
According to this quote, what has Fortunato done to Montresor? “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as best I could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge” (p 61). Fortunato disrespected him and Montresor promised revenge.
What did Fortunato do to cause Montresor to hate?
Montresor is trying to make Fortunato think he is being kind and cares about his health and it ends up making Fortunato want to go more. Montresor hate Fortunato because he had been teasing Montresor and Montresor had had enough.
What did Fortunato do in The Cask of Amontillado?
Fortunato is addicted to wine. He’s already really drunk when he meets Montresor, and he thinks the Amontillado can help him take it to the next level. Plus, he lets Montresor get him get even more drunk down in the catacomb. His addiction leaves him vulnerable to Montresor’s attack.
What has Fortunato done to the narrator?
Fortunato has hurt the narrator a thousand times, but when he almost insults the narrator the narrator swears there will be payback. What does the narrator feel he has to do? He feels he must make Fortunato pay, and he feels he must also get away with making him pay. You just studied 10 terms!
How are Fortunato and Montresor?
Fortunato and Montresor are also alike in social status. They are both noblemen, evidenced by their coats-of-arms and the fact that they call each other friend. Montresor invites Fortunato to his “palazzo,” which is Italian for a palace. Another similarity they have is that they are both prideful.
Where did Montresor take Fortunato?
Montresor brings Fortunato into the catacombs beneath his home. Montresor knows all his servants will be away enjoying the Mardi Gras celebrations, so his home is empty. Montresor leads the drunken Fortunato down a winding staircase into the dark, damp catacombs.
What did Fortunato do to Montresor that make Montresor want revenge?
He states he has a famous bottle of Amontillado, and wants him to look at it, so he gets Fortunato drunk enough to go down into the catacombs where Montresor can kill him. You just studied 10 terms!
How does Montresor feel about Fortunato?
Montresor feels wronged by Fortunato because of some insulting remark or action Fortunato made toward him. We also know that Montresor intends to take revenge on Fortunato rather than forgive him, which he could just as easily do.
How does Fortunato feel about Montresor?
Fortunato considers Montresor a friend, but not an important friend. He considers him a competitor but also a potential partner in business deals. They are really “friendly enemies.” Fortunato has a similar relationship with Luchesi, who is only named but does not appear in the story.
How does Fortunato feel about the narrator?
The narrator, Montresor, is angry with Fortunato because he feels that Fortunato has injured and insulted him. ‘” Thus, Fortunato insults the discernment and taste of both Montresor and Luchesi, another locally-respected wine connoisseur.
How are the characters of Montresor and Fortunato similar and different in The Cask of Amontillado?
Montresor is far colder and more detached than the jovial Fortunato who, though drunk, appears in the carnival costume of a court jester. Fortunato is obviously much more trusting than Montresor; Fortunato willingly follows him into the cellars, never considering that his friend has ulterior motives.
When Fortunato rattles his chains Montresor stops working because he?
Montresor stops working when Fortunato begins rattling his chains because Montresora)is exhausted.
What are some character traits in ‘the cask of Amontillado’?
In “The Cask of Amontillado,” Montresor manipulates Fortunato by continually flattering him, feigning concern for his health, and offering him droughts of wine to further impair his judgment. Fortunato’s pride, arrogance, and affinity for fine wines are character traits that make him easy prey for Montresor.
What are some examples of irony in cask of the amontillado?
Throughout The Cask of Amontillado we find examples of multiple ironies that are cleverly put together like a great puzzle. The naming of Fortunato is one such example as is his costume. The many dialogues that occur between the two characters are also examples of this in that Fortunato never truly understands the meanings of them.
What is ironic about the setting in the cask of Amontillado?
First, the irony in “The Cask of Amontillado” is very dark. The irony of the setting is achieved through the contrast of the carnival and the catacombs of Montresor’s. It is ironic because outside in the city, the vibe is happy. People are partying and having a good time.
How does Poe create suspense in the cask of the amontillado?
In “The Cask of Amontillado” Poe uses language to first create a sense of intrigue and to create an enticing character and situation before expanding his rhetorical strategy to further keep readers in a state of suspense.