Poe's Short Stories

What is Montresor's concept of personal honor? Is it consistent or inconsistent with the values of contemporary American society? How relevant are the story's ideas about revenge and guilt to present'day society? Explain.

What is Montresor's concept of personal honor? Is it consistent or inconsistent with the values of contemporary American society? How relevant are the story's ideas about revenge and guilt to present'day society? Explain.

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Montresor is crazy. He is paranoid with a myriad of other psychological problems. So, no he is not relevant to anything but Poe's twisted, but entertaining, world. Montresor alludes to some vague insult levelled at him by Fortunato but the reader has to doubt his motives. Montesor is about as unreliable as a narrator can get!