The thrilling short story “The Cask of Amontillado” written by Edgar Allan Poe is about a man named Montresor who seeks revenge against a man who insulted him and caused him a thousand injuries, named Fortunato. It is now Montresor turn to betray. He
The story begins in media res and happens in chronological order. It has a 1st person narrator which is Montresor.
We read his descriptions and thought, but the thoughts and actions are not following each other because Montresor is luring Fortunato into a trap.
Montresor is the antagonist of the story because he wants an act of revenge and then acts like a friend, but instead lures Fortunato to his cellar and buries him alive.