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Edgar Alan Poes stories are familiar for depressing mystifying andheartbreaking Most of his stories have the mysterious intention Duringthis story The Cask of Amontillado the author tells an invention ofrevenge and punishment The story begins when the Montresor takesrevenge on his best friend Fortunato by giving him the wine undergroundroom under the family estate He leads Fortunato into the lowest pointof the tunnels where he buries him alive by walling him into a crypt inthe wall The author has used the symbols that have an inconceivableconclusion Author wants to give the answer for the queries that come inreaders mind through the uses of symbols and irony The Fortunatostasting ability of wine both characters wearing costumes on the eventand irony playing games with God are referring that if there is someonebehaves with high talk then there will be a certain problem thereforedo not let your inflexible arrogance alive Poe uses the Amontillado wine as a symbol that represents tremendousthought During the entire ramble through the catacombs Montresor knowsthat Fortunato cannot refuse to go along without a taste of theAmontillado therefore Montresor gave him wine and not to provokeFortunatos uncertainties As the both men proceed farther along thepassages to the catacombs the weather getting cold and the cloudsgetting bigger as a result the Fortunato start coughing and Montresorlure him to get another drink As a result Montresor take advantage ofwine and convincing him to go under his estate therefore the awfulrevenge made even worse by the accepting of wine and Fortunato closer tohis death The costumes of both characters play a remarkable role in this literacyAccording to the story Fortunato had on a tight-fitting party-stripeddress and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells Thejester clothing seems to indicate self foolish nature On the otherhand at the time of celebration Montresor dresses up all blackcostumes as a slayer and black silk mask on face This costumerepresents double face human therefore the Montresors clothe seem toindicate
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