The Cask Of Amontillado Revenge Essay

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In response to “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe, revenge can get the best of everyone. Like most individuals, I too have found myself once glaring from the sidelines annoyed. It takes a lot to make a calm person like myself resentful, but similar to Montresor, it is possible to become so aggravated that a revengeful plot begins to form.
Yet, this doesn 't mean I agree with what Poe’s choice of plot. Never would I be able to trick someone into a basement where I would then trap them inside a wall, eventually leading to their death. No matter how heated I get, it goes against my beliefs to actually take out my frustration on someone. I don’t believe in harming someone just because they wronged one in some form or another. It appears
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The text of this story serves a good example to others who have yet to actually consider their levels of anger and how far they are willing to take their vengeful plans. Before reading this, I had never really investigated what I would do if put in a similar situation and I’m sure I’m not the only person who has never examined this topic. It also makes me curious if anyone has ever read this story and actually viewed Montresor as valid for killing Fortunato. Furthermore, it would be interesting to examine their reason for believing Montresor was not in the wrong and what influences their choice. For example, my upbringing taught me otherwise, but for the person who agrees, how were they…show more content…
Typically I would never find myself reading something so dark. Shockingly, though, I really enjoyed everything about it. However, it does make me wonder if I’m just attracted to how Poe writes or the actual obscurity involved with this story. I think Poe’s personal life altered how he wrote. Poe was never in the best of mindsets, most likely the reason behind why his story was so hateful. Therefore, I would like to believe I’m more intrigued by how he specifically writes versus typical dark stories.In response to “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe, revenge can get the best of everyone. Like most individuals, I too have found myself once glaring from the sidelines annoyed. It takes a lot to make a calm person like myself resentful, but similar to Montresor, it is possible to become so aggravated that a revengeful plot begins to
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