The Question and Answer section for Poe’s Short Stories is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Tone- Excitement, expectant
Mood- Happy, joyous
Context- Union of two people in marriage
Fortunato is wearing “motley,” and a cap with bells. This represents a fool or jester's costume.His costume is full of patches and colours. Montresor puts “on a mask of black silk” and wraps himself up in “a roquelaire,” or thick cloak. Their...
Fortunato is sick. Montresor is passive aggressive, asking Fortunato if he wants to turn back yet filling him with wine.