At what point in the story "The Cask of Amontillado" do you find Montresor most disturbing?

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Indeed, Montresor, from the Poe short story "The Cask of Amontillado," is one of the most disturbing characters in American literature because he is totally without remorse in the cold blooded murder of a man who considered him a friend.

From the outset Montresor makes his intentions clear. In the first paragraph he emanates hatred as he describes the plot to kill Fortunato for some unnamed "insult." He establishes his murderous philosophy: he won't actually get...

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