Montresor tends to harbor feelings of resentment and has a hard time not taking things out of context (Womack). He also plans the murder of Fortunato in advance and devises it in such a way that he will not be caught. Poe was left to fend for himself after his uncle cut off finances. He was a successful businessman and his ventures were always lucrative/Luchesi.
“The Cask of Amontillado” simply overflows with various themes and other literary elements that result from Poe’s Gothic style of writing.
The two proceed down the ancient corridor when, suddenly, Montresor chains Fortunato to a wall, where he has remained ever since.
I never needed anyone to do my homework for me until I got a part-time job in college.
referring to the skill he possesses in the art of stone masonry wall construction. Fortunato, just before his death, refers to another man as an ignoramus. This story was about Poes financially fortunate/Fortunato caregiver, David Allen, who took him at a young age.
“THE thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge.