Pygmalion

Poe’s Short Stories – “The Cask of Amontillado” (1846)

“For the love of God, Montresor!” (See Important Quotations Explained) Summary The narrator, Montresor, opens the story by stating that he has been irreparably insulted by his acquaintance, Fortunato, and that he seeks revenge. He wants to exact this revenge, however, in a measured way, without placing himself at risk. He decides to use Fortunato’s …

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