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How does the narrator act toward Fortunato?
When the narrator (a man named Montresor) first sees Fortunato at the carnival, he claims that he was so pleased to see Fortunato that he almost could not stop himself from shaking the man’s hand, and he greets Fortunato with pleasant words.
How does the speaker manipulate Fortunato to follow him?
He also decieved Fortunato, telling him that he will ask another appraiser instead. Fortunato is lured by this flattery, & by his competition with Luchesi (the other connoisseur). He is also drawn by the promise of Amontillado, which is a very rare dry sherry. “Luchesi cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry.”
What does the narrator want to do to his acquaintance Fortunato?
The narrator, Montresor, opens the story by stating that he has been irreparably insulted by his acquaintance, Fortunato, and that he seeks revenge. He wants to exact this revenge, however, in a measured way, without placing himself at risk. He decides to use Fortunato’s fondness for wine against him.
Does Fortunato believe Montresor is his friend?
Fortunato considers Montresor a friend, but not an important friend. He considers him a competitor but also a potential partner in business deals. They are really “friendly enemies.” Fortunato has a similar relationship with Luchesi, who is only named but does not appear in the story.
How is Fortunato characterized in The Cask of Amontillado?
mwestwood, M.A. Fortunato appropriately wears the harlequin for the Carnival in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado.” For, he is foolishly deluded, egotistical, and dull. Fortunato is easily tricked by Montesor into coming to taste the Amontillado, priding himself that he is a connoisseur of wine.
Which of the following best describes the interaction between Fortunato and the narrator?
Which the following best describes the interaction between Fortunato and the narrator at the start of the story? The narrator smokes a pipe with Fortunato in his basement, which causes Fortunato to become sick with a cough.
How does the characterization of Fortunato affect the plot of The Cask of Amontillado?
How does the characterization of Fortunato affect the plot of the story? Fortunato’s pride drives him to prove he is a better judge of wine than Luchresi. How does the setting of “The Cask of Amontillado” affect the impact of the story as a whole? witnessing Montresor’s deadly plan of revenge.