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What is the lesson of the Cask of Amontillado?

Fortunato certainly gives no sense of having feelings of ill will towards him. Therefore, the "moral lesson" of the story is that revenge is wrong. The reasons for the revenge might not be enough to warrant what is being done to the victim.

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Besides, what is the message of The Cask of Amontillado?

In "The Cask of Amontillado," the message is clear--Be careful how you treat others. No doubt, the Golden Rule is one message. Treat others the way you want to be treated. Montresor has taken insult upon insult from Fortunato.

Also, what is the moral lesson in the story? A theme is the message, or lesson, that the reader learns by reading the story. Sometimes a story has a particular kind of message, known as a moral. A moral is a type of message that teaches a reader a life lesson, such as what is right or wrong, how to make decisions, or how to treat other people.

In this regard, what is the main point of the cask of Amontillado?

To wrap it up, Edgar Allan Poe's short story 'The Cask of Amontillado' is the story of a man named Montresor who decides to seek revenge against a man named Fortunato, who has insulted him. He meets Fortunato at a carnival, lures him into the catacombs of his home, and buries him alive.

What does the Cask of Amontillado symbolize?

For Fortunato, Amontillado symbolizes pleasure and enjoyment in the extreme. He's willing to travel through the nastiest graveyards to get what he wants. He would probably do just about anything for it, but it betrays him. In the end, for Fortunato, Amontillado means imprisonment by his own desires.

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