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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In this respect I did not differ from him materially: Many commentators conclude that, lacking significant reason, Montresor must be insanethough even this is questionable because of the intricate details of the plot. But I have received a pipe of what passes for Amontillado, and I have my doubts.

During their walk, Montresor mentions his family coat of arms: The group was made up of reformed drinkers who tried to scare people into abstaining from alcohol. 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.

The story, set in an unnamed Italian city at carnival time in an unspecified year, is about a man taking fatal revenge on a friend who, he believes, has insulted him.

Secure, however, in the inscrutability of my place of concealment, I felt no embarrassment whatever.

Though Fortunato is presented as a connoisseur of fine wine, L. I was so pleased to see him, that I thought I should never have done wringing his hand. English had also used an image of a token with a hawk grasping a snake in its claws, similar to Montresor’s coat of arms bearing a foot stomping on a snake — though in this image, the snake is biting the heel.

It must be understood, that neither by word nor deed had I given Fortunato cause to doubt my good amontlilado. He had on a tight-fitting parti-striped dress, and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells. Immurementa form of imprisonment, usually for life, in which a person is placed within an enclosed space with no exit, is featured in other works by Poe, including ” The Fall of the House of Usher “, ” The Premature Burial “, ” The Black Cat “, and ” Berenice “.


Cecil also states that a true barfil connoisseur would never sample wine while intoxicated and describes Fortunato as merely an alcoholic.

Enviado por Luis flag Denunciar. I determined to wall it up in po cellar—as the monks of the middle ages are recorded to have walled up their victims. Of my own thoughts it is folly to speak. The Cask of Amontillado.

New Essays on Poe’s Major Tales. This parody of Poe was depicted as a drunkard, liar, and an abusive lover. Fortunato then screams for help, but Montresor mocks his cries, knowing nobody can hear them.

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The corpse, already greatly decayed and clotted with gore, stood erect before the eyes of the spectators. 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. He accosted me with excessive warmth, for he had been drinking much. I should behold it no more! In painting and gemmary, Fortunato, like his countrymen, was a quack—but in the matter of old wines he was sincere.

O Barril de Amontillado

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 Poe scholar Richard P. Views Read Edit View history. Poe responded with “The Cask of Amontillado”, using very specific references to English’s novel. It is impossible to describe, or to imagine, the deep, the blissful sense of relief which the absence of the detested creature occasioned in my bosom.

You were not to be found, and I was fearful of losing a bargain. 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 my present mood.


Poe and English had several confrontations, usually revolving around literary caricatures of one another. Its plot was convoluted and difficult to follow, but made references to secret societies and ultimately had a main theme of revenge. Light Artillery — First Lieutenants of the 4th U. Fortunato, as his name would seem to indicate, has been blessed with good fortune and wealth amintillado is, therefore, viewed as unrefined by Montresor; however, this lack of refinement has not stopped Fortunato from surpassing Amnotillado in society, which could very well be the “insult” motive for Montresor’s revenge.

For a purpose such as this the cellar was well adapted. Retrieved from ” https: 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. Additional scrutiny into the vague injuries and insults may have to do with a simple matter of Montresor’s pride and not any specific words from Fortunato. Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance.

Swooning, I staggered to the opposite wall. Fortunato enters drunk and unsuspecting and therefore, amontilllado not resist as Montresor quickly chains him to the wall.


When I had finished, I felt satisfied that all was right. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Items such as bells tied to the limbs of a corpse to signal the outside were not uncommon. Fortunato goes with Montresor to the wine cellars of the latter’s palazzowhere they wander in the catacombs.