If any one has a critical turn it is he. He will tell me --" "Luchresi cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry. I perceive you have an engagement.
Montresor tells him two important things. One is that he bought a whole pipe of Amontillado, gallons, at a bargainprice. The other is that he is on his way to Luchesi to get his opinion of it.
Montresor has already paid for the wine and had it transported to his palazzo. One is that he bought a whole pipe of Amontillado, gallons, at a bargain price.
Why is he so anxious to get an immediate assurance that it is genuine? It must be that he intends to buy more if he is sure it is genuine Amontillado.
Obviously Montresor wants to buy more of the wine before news gets out that it is available at a bargain price. Now Fortunato knows that the Amontillado is available at a bargain price.
He does not want to show any interest in it because he would like to buy up the entire shipment himself. He realizes that it must have arrived in Venice aboard a Spanish ship from Barcelona.
He could just go to the docks and ask about a newly arrived Spanish ship. He could taste the wine aboard the ship to make sure it is genuine Amontillado, and then deal with the captain or purser on the spot.
Fortunato is a rich man. He could afford to buy the entire cargo. And he thinks he could get an even better bargain than Montresor had gotten, since he would be offering to buy the entire shipload.
But if Fortunato declines to accompany Montresor to his palazzo, he knows Montresor will go straight to Luchesi--and then Fortunato would find himself competing for the Amontillado with another rich man who is also a connoisseur of wine.
He intends to sip it, frown, shake his head, and say that it is only ordinary sherry. He would note that the servants had all left to take part in the carnival. His perceptions would be distorted because of all the wine he had been drinking.
He would eventually find himself chained to the granite wall of the catacombs and would realize that he had been tricked. He would sober up quickly and think about how he could talk his way out of the fix he was in.
He would try examining the chains and padlock in the dark. Then he would become panicked and start trying to break the chain or pull one end out of the rock.
He would try screaming for help.“The Cask of Amontillado” () “For the love of God, Montresor!” (See Important Quotations Explained) Summary. The narrator, Montresor, opens the story by stating that he has been irreparably insulted by his acquaintance, Fortunato, and that he seeks revenge.
The Cask of Amontillado is one of Edgar Allan Poe's darkest tales and loved by people all over the world as it is Gothic horror at its best. The narrator, Montresor, opens the story by stating that he has been insulted by his acquaintance, Fortunato, on numerous occasions and he wants to exact revenge/5.
Montresor is the murderous, vengeful narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's short story, 'The Cask of Amontillado.' In this lesson, you'll analyze this complex character, and you'll have the chance to test. The Cask of Amontillado foRTunaTo had huRT me a had laughed at my proud name, Montresor, the name of an old and honored family.
I promised myself that I would make him pay for this — that I would have revenge.
You must not suppose, Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller I bought the best I could find. And wine, I thought, wine would give. From a meta-fictional perspective, Poe, through Montresor, might be asking if fictionalizing one’s own experience, or the experience of others, cheapens, or even destroys the experience.
It suggests that he fears that the very process of writing is somehow violent. "The Cask of Amontillado" (sometimes spelled "The Casque of Amontillado" [yunusemremert.comˈʝa.ðo]) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November issue of Godey's Lady's Book.