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Immurementa form of imprisonment, usually for life, in which a person is placed within an enclosed space with no exit, is featured in other works by Poe, including ” The Fall of the House of Usher “, ” The Premature Burial “, ” The Black Cat “, and ” Berenice “.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Poe responded with “The Cask of Amontillado”, using very amobtillado references to English’s novel. 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.

At one point, Fortunato makes an elaborate, grotesque gesture with an upraised wine bottle. 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”. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

He claims that he feels sick at heart, but dismisses this reaction as an effect of the dampness of the catacombs.

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This interchanging of fortunes is a suggestion that, since the names Montresor and Fortunato mirror one another, there is a psychological reciprocal identification between victim and executioner. His house had once been honel and respected, but has fallen slightly in status. At first, Fortunato, who amontillaeo up faster than Montresor anticipated, shakes the chains, trying to escape. When they come to a nicheMontresor tells his victim that the Amontillado is within.

Old Boston in Early Photographs. Studies in Short Fiction. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Montresor even imparts this blame to Fortunato when he states, “You are rich, respected, admired, beloved; you are happy, as once I was”.

Angry over numerous injuries and some unspecified insult, Montresor plots to murder his “friend” during Carnivalwhile the man is amonti,lado, dizzy, and wearing a jester ‘s motley. Fortunato, as his name would seem to indicate, has been blessed with good fortune and wealth and is, therefore, viewed as unrefined by Montresor; however, this lack of refinement has not stopped Fortunato from surpassing Montresor in society, which could very well be the “insult” motive for Montresor’s revenge.

Fortunato enters drunk and unsuspecting and therefore, does not resist as Montresor quickly chains him to the wall. It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong”. This source has been identified as Robert T. The group was made up of reformed drinkers who tried to scare people into abstaining from alcohol.

The Edgar Allan Poe Review. There is also evidence that Montresor is almost as clueless about his motive for revenge as his victim. John Stott, Graham Winter Its Cultural and Historical Backgrounds”.

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Though Fortunato is presented as a connoisseur of fine wine, L. There is indication that Montresor blames his unhappiness and loss of respect and dignity within society on Fortunato.

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Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature. Montresor never specifies his motive beyond the vague “thousand injuries” and “when he ventured upon insult” to which he refers. Montresor lures Fortunato into a private wine-tasting excursion by telling him he has obtained a pipe about gallons, [1] litres of what he believes to be a rare vintage of Amontillado. Further inspiration for the method of Fortunato’s murder comes from the fear of live burial. Ingram wrote to Sarah Helen Whitman that someone named “Allen” said that Poe worked “in the brickyard ‘late in the fall of ‘”.

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 Like several of Poe’s stories, and in keeping with the 19th-century fascination with the subject, the narrative revolves around a person being buried alive — in this case, by immurement.

In fact, much of the scene of “The Cask of Amontillado” comes from a scene in that takes place in a subterranean vault.