A Friend Who Wants Revenge
The Cask of Amontillado is a story of revenge. Fortunato and Montresor are very close friends, but something breaks them apart. This something was far-more worse than any joke or trick. It was insult that Fortunato made towards Montresor. The relationship that Fortunato and Montresor have is unique because both men are different from each other, but yet very similar.
Fortunato means to be favored by fortune. This definition is
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because the differences of the two men out weigh their similarities. Fortunato and Montresor would be very good companions if both would not be as stubborn. Both men believe that they are better then everyone else. This feeling eventually leads to the death of Fortunato. Montresor used his keen and sharp mind on Fortunato's innocent and gullible mind to trick Fortunato into coming with Montresor into the wine cellar to commit the ultimate sin, revenge.