“Había yo soportado hasta donde me era posible las mil ofensas de que Fortunato me hacía objeto, pero cuando se atrevió a insultarme juré que me vengaría. A summary of “The Cask of Amontillado” () in Edgar Allan Poe’s Poe’s Short the wine and to determine for Montresor whether or not it is truly Amontillado. El barril de amontillado / El gato negro / La máscara de la muerte roja / El corazón delator has 22 ratings and 1 review. Daniela said: Relatos Edgar Allan Poe.

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Df Blanco rated it it was amazing Aug 31, Moffitt Cecil of Texas Christian University argues that his actions in the story make that assumption questionable. Poe wrote his tale, however, as a response to his personal rival Thomas Dunn English. Montresor pow 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.

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Adapted from Stories by Edgar Allan Poe “. He claims that he feels sick at heart, but dismisses this reaction as an effect of the dampness of the catacombs. Penn State University Press. Fortunato enters drunk and unsuspecting and therefore, does not resist as Montresor quickly chains him to the wall.

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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.


Edu Narvaez marked it as to-read Mar 25, Johannah Guevara rated it it was amazing Jul 02, 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 “. Edgar was the second of three children.

Meenaz Lodhi rated it really liked it Apr 21, Ran Belmont rated it really liked it Amontillaado 29, edbar For example, Fortunato comments on another nobleman being unable to distinguish amontillado from sherry when amontillado is in fact a type of sherry, and treats De Grave, an expensive French wine, with very little regard by drinking it in a single gulp.

Further inspiration for the method of Fortunato’s murder comes from the fear of re burial. In the end, then, it is Poe who “punishes with impunity” by not taking credit for his own literary revenge and by crafting a concise tale as opposed to a novel with a singular effect, as he had suggested in his essay ” The Philosophy of Composition “.

Ana Bell rated it it was amazing Dec 17, In the last few sentences, Montresor reveals that 50 years later, Fortunato’s body still hangs from its chains in the niche where he left it. Montresor reveals brick and mortar, previously hidden among the bones nearby, ppoe proceeds to wall up the niche using his trowel, entombing his friend alive. The Black Cat and Other Plays: March Freza added it Aug 24, Wikisource has original text related to this article: Poe scholar Richard P.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. In Poe’s story, for example, Fortunato makes reference to the secret society of Masonssimilar to the secret society inand even makes a gesture similar to one portrayed in it was a signal of distress.

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This source has been identified as Robert T. Poe may have also been inspired, at least in part, by the Washingtonian movementa fellowship that promoted temperance. Upon further investigation into the true nature of character, double meaning can be derived from the Montresor crest.

Montresor even imparts this blame to Fortunato when he states, “You are rich, respected, admired, beloved; you are happy, as once I was”. Jaime added it Sep 23, Without a detective in the story, it is up to the reader to solve the mystery.

The Cask of Amontillado

Luli rated it it was amazing Jun 15, This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Fortunato goes with Montresor to the wine cellars amontillzdo the latter’s palazzowhere they wander in the catacombs.

About Edgar Allan Poe. Cecil also states that a true wine connoisseur would never sample wine while intoxicated and describes Fortunato as merely an alcoholic.