The Cask Of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe

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The Cask Of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe by Mind Map: The Cask Of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe

1. Characters

1.1. The main characters in the story are Montresor and Fortunato

1.1.1. Montresor. He is the protagonist of the story, he is an intelligent, serious and very sensitive man.

1.1.2. Fortunato. He is a dominant man and always sure of himself. He enjoys laughing and making fun of Montresor and this will bring him great problems.

2. The cask of amontillado tells of the murder committed by a man named Montresor who is in an Italian city whose name is not specified. The protagonist wanted revenge on Fortunato, a man who had insulted him and made fun of him on several occasions.

3. Fortunato was at the well-known party and was dressed as a clown when he met Montresor. The protagonist asks if he can help him find out if a barrel of amontillado that they are about to sell him is real in his Italian palazzo. Montresor seizes the opportunity and leads Fortunato deceived to some catacombs. There he gets him drunk and Fortunato who has weak health gets worse. The humidity of the catacombs makes Fortunato's cough worse and worse.

4. Edgar Allan Poe

4.1. Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachussetts.

4.2. Her parents are Elizabeth Arnold Poe and David Poe Jr.

4.3. Edgar went to the university of Virginia and he was a good student.

4.4. On October 3, 1849 he was found in a state of semi-consciousness. Poe died for days later.