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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Literary Trail of Greater Boston. I walked the cellar from end to end. Its plot was convoluted and difficult to follow, but made references to secret societies and ultimately had a main theme of revenge.

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Fortunato laughs weakly and tries to pretend that barrill is the subject of a joke and that people will be waiting for him including the Lady Fortunato. At length, for the third or fourth time, they descended into the cellar. By the bye, gentlemen, this—this is a very well constructed house. Had I been able to meet with it, at the moment, there could have been no doubt of its fate; but it appeared that the crafty animal had been alarmed at the violence of my previous anger, and forebore to present itself in smontillado present mood.

If any one has a critical. Studies in Short Fiction. There is also barri that Montresor is almost as clueless about his motive for revenge as his victim. This parody of Poe was depicted as a drunkard, liar, and an abusive lover. His house had once been noble and respected, but has fallen slightly in status. I was skilful in the Italian vintages myself, and bought largely whenever I could. I must not only punish, but punish with impunity. Montresor even imparts this blame to Fortunato when he states, “You are rich, fe, admired, beloved; you are happy, as once I was”.


The Cask of Amontillado – Wikipedia

Poe wrote his tale, however, as a response to his personal rival Amomtillado Dunn English. In the next, a dozen stout arms were toiling at the wall. When I had finished, I felt satisfied that all was right. In this respect I did not differ from him materially: It did not make its appearance during the night—and thus for one night at least, since its introduction into the house, I soundly and tranquilly slept; aye, slept even with the burden of murder upon my soul! Views Read Edit View history.

Finally I hit upon what I considered a far better expedient than either of these. The wall did not present the slightest appearance of having been disturbed. But may God shield and deliver me from the fangs of the Arch-Fiend! This theme is evident in Fortunato’s costume of a jester with bells amontullado his hat, and his situation of live entombment within the catacombs. 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.

Upon further investigation into the true nature of character, double meaning can be derived from the Montresor crest. The Black Cat and Other Plays: The mystery in “The Cask of Amontillado” is in Montresor’s motive for murder. Montresor may not have been entirely certain of the exact nature of the insults for which he expected Fortunato se atone.

I looked around triumphantly, and said to myself—”Here at least, then, amobtillado labor has not been in vain. No sooner had the reverberation of my blows sunk into silence, than I was answered by a voice from within the tomb! And in this calculation I was not deceived. Poe may have known bricklaying through personal experience. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat In the end, then, it is Amkntillado who “punishes with impunity” by not taking credit for his own literary revenge and by crafting a concise tale as opposed to a novel with a singular effect, as he had suggested in his essay ” The Philosophy of Composition “.


The rubbish on the floor was picked up with the minutest care. Montresor warns Fortunato, who has a bad cough, of the dampness, and suggests they go back, but Fortunato insists on continuing, claiming that he “shall not die of a cough”.

I folded my arms upon my bosom, and roamed easily to and fro. Once again I breathed as a freeman. He claims that he feels sick at heart, but dismisses this reaction as an effect of the dampness of the catacombs. Upon the fourth day of the assassination, a party of the police came, very unexpectedly, into the house, and proceeded again to make rigorous investigation of the premises.

During their walk, Montresor mentions his family coat of arms: The second and the third day degar, and still my tormentor came not. The glee at my heart was too strong to be restrained. How remarkably well you are looking to-day! The story’s narrator, Montresor, tells an unspecified person, who knows him very well, of the day he took his revenge on Fortunato Italian for “the fortunate one”a fellow nobleman.

Poe may have made a promise to join the movement in after a bout of drinking with the hopes of gaining a political appointment.

Even a search had been instituted—but of course pke was to be discovered. Cecil also suggests that some people might feel Fortunato deserved to be buried alive for wasting a bottle of fine wine. I had walled the monster up within the tomb!