What happened after the story ends in the cask of Amontillado?

What happened after the story ends in the cask of Amontillado?

End: Montressor finds a solution that gives him his mental health, physical health, and emotional health. He decides that the best way to get his health back was to provide health for others.

How did Montresor die?

He will, presumably, die of lack of water in a few days. So, you can answer it in a coupleof ways, I guess — he kills him by walling him up or he kills him by not giving him water.

Is Montresor free at the end of the story?

By the end of the story, Montresor is free and Fortunato has been dead for 50 years, trapped in Montresor’s catacomb.

Does Montresor regret what he had done?

Throughout most of his evil deed against Fortunado, Montresor does not demonstrate any sense of guilt or regret.

Why did Montresor feel sick?

Although Montresor states that it is the damp air of the catacombs that makes him feel sick at the end of the story, Poe hints that Montresor’s sick feelings represent remorse for his actions. There’s no physical reason for the air to suddenly make Montresor feel sick.

How does Montresor get his revenge?

Montresor wants revenge because one of his best friends insulted him for no apparent reason. Montresor uses Fortunato’s arrogance in his favor: by making up a story about Amontillado, Fortunato’s favorite wine, and tells Fortunato that he will have another connoisseur taste the wine to test his ability.

Does Montresor get away with his crime?

In the last lines of the story, Montresor reveals that he has gotten away with the crime for something like 50 years: Against the new masonry I re-erected the old rampart of bones. For the half of a century no mortal has disturbed them.

What did Montresor not do to prepare for his revenge?

What did Montresor not do to prepare for revenge? When Fortunato says: “the cough is a mere nothing; it will not kill me, I shall not die of a cough.” Before leaving Fortunato, Montresor throws something in the room.

How does the reader know that Montresor go away with his crime?

How does the reader know that Montresor got away with his crime? He didn’t get arrested. He says the bones have not been disturbed for half a century. He is still alive.

Was Montresor successful in his revenge?

Montresor has achieved his revenge with “impunity.” The purpose of getting revenge was to rid himself of all the painful thoughts and feelings that made him want the revenge in the first place. Now that he is fully satisfied, he means it sincerely when he says, “In pace requiescat!” (Rest in peace.)

What can you conclude about Montresor’s feelings toward those who have allegedly wronged him?

What can you conclude about Montresor’s feelings toward those who have allegedly wronged him? Wrongdoers must be punished and the wrong must be avenged.

Why does Montresor tell his servants not to leave the house?

Montresor told his servants that he would not be home, so they should not leave, because he knew they would leave. Montresor knew that his house would be empty because he made sure that his servants would leave by telling them that he would not be returning home. His servants don’t respect him.

Why is Montresor insane?

Montresor in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” appears to be insane as a result of our societal standards, but it is possible that he is completely sane and is aware that what he is doing is wrong.

What is Montresor’s family motto?

The translation of Montresor’s family motto is “no one injures me with impunity.”

What does the family motto mean?

To promote unity and focus on a mutual philosophy, many families adopt mottos or slogans as a guiding principle. The motto can be serious or humorous as long as it represents a belief or sentiment agreed upon by the majority of the family.

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