Pretend that you are Fortunato. How would you write a letter that confesses to what you did to make Montresor so mad?

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I'm happy to help you get started on that letter.  I can't write it for you though; Enotes frowns upon that kind of thing.  The story starts out with this line:

"THE thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge."

That tells you that Fortunato is likely a "user."  He uses his friends and acquaintances to his personal benefit.  It could also be that Montresor is completely ignorant of how his actions hurt people around him.  I doubt that Fortunato is actually...

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