Ilustrações pro texto de Edgar Allan Poe – Revista The President. O filme apresenta três segmentos adaptados da obra de Edgar Allan Poe: ” Morella”, “O Gato Preto” (combinado com partes de “O Barril de Amontillado”) e ” O. All about O barril de Amontillado e outras novelas by Edgar Allan Poe. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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A Prose Poem Studies amonfillado Short Fiction. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Angry over numerous injuries and some unspecified insult, Montresor plots to murder his “friend” during Carnivalwhile the man is drunk, dizzy, and wearing a jester ‘s motley. Wikimedia Commons has media related to The Cask of Amontillado.

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In the next, a dozen stout arms were toiling at the wall. Many periods in Poe’s life lack significant biographical details, including what he did after leaving the Southern Literary Messenger in He had a weak point—this Fortunato—although in other regards he was a man to be respected and even feared. University of Notre Dame Press. Fortunato goes with Montresor to the wine cellars of the latter’s palazzowhere they wander in the catacombs.

In fact, much of the scene of “The Cask of Amontillado” comes from a scene in that takes place in a subterranean vault. I had walled the monster up within the tomb!

Fortunato, as his name would seem to indicate, has been blessed with good fortune and wealth and is, therefore, viewed as unrefined by Montresor; however, this lack of refinement has not stopped Fortunato from surpassing Montresor in society, which could very well be the “insult” motive for Montresor’s revenge.


New Essays on Poe’s Major Tales. This source has been identified as Robert T. Like several of Poe’s stories, and in keeping with the 19th-century fascination with the subject, the narrative revolves around a person being buried alive — in this case, by immurement.

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Fortunato then screams for help, but Montresor mocks his cries, knowing nobody can hear them. The xe at my heart was too strong to be restrained. Poe may have also been inspired, at least in part, by the Washingtonian movementa fellowship that promoted temperance. Some context is provided, including Montresor’s observation that his family once was great but no longer soand Fortunato’s belittling remarks about Montresor’s exclusion from Freemasonry.

Few Italians have the true virtuoso spirit. Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance. It is with this converging of the two characters that one is able to see the larger symbolism of the Montresor crest — the foot steps on the serpent while the serpent forever has his fangs embedded in the heel. pe

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I determined to wall it up in the cellar—as the monks of the middle ages are recorded to have walled up their victims. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

Terror of the Soul”. Some few inquiries had been made, but these had been readily answered. This interchanging of fortunes is a suggestion that, since the names Montresor and Fortunato mirror one another, there is a psychological reciprocal identification between victim and executioner.

Poe thought that one of English’s writings went a bit too far, and successfully sued the other man’s editors at The New York Mirror for libel in I burned to say if but one word, by way of triumph, and to render doubly sure their assurance of my guiltlessness.


He had on a tight-fitting parti-striped dress, and amongillado head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells.

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Allen, a fellow West Point student during Poe’s time there. Adapted from Stories by Garril Allan Poe “. Before placing the last stone, he drops a burning torch through the gap. Moffitt Cecil of Texas Christian University argues that his actions in the story make that assumption questionable. Secure, however, in the inscrutability of my place of concealment, I felt no embarrassment whatever. I looked upon my future felicity as secured.

Poe wrote his tale, however, as a response to his personal rival Thomas Dunn English. Many commentators conclude that, lacking significant reason, Montresor must be insanethough even this is questionable because of the intricate details of the plot. In the end, then, it is Poe who “punishes with impunity” by not taking credit for his own literary revenge and by crafting a concise tale as opposed to a edar with a singular effect, as he had suggested in his essay ” The Philosophy of Composition “.

At first, Fortunato, who sobers up faster than Montresor anticipated, shakes the chains, trying to escape. Finally I hit upon what I considered a far better expedient than either of these. Its Cultural and Historical Backgrounds”.

When they come to a nicheMontresor tells his victim that the Amontillado is within. This parody of Poe was depicted as a drunkard, liar, and an abusive lover.