Fortunato is an Italian friend of Montresor's, and his sworn enemy, whom Montresor has planned to ‘‘punish...

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The Cask of Amontillado Themes and Characters

Revenge is the main theme of the story and the force that drives Montresor to commit the horrible murder of Fortunato. His first words in the...

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