Study Guide

The Cask of Amontillado Characters

By Edgar Allan Poe

Montresor

Montresor (if that’s his real name), our narrator, is Mr. Sinister. He’s the guy you...

Fortunato

At first glance, Fortunato seems easier to identify with than Montresor. It’s much simpler...

Luchesi

Luchesi isn’t really a character. He’s more of a plot device. He helps drive the...

The Montresor Family

When Fortunato comments on how big the catacombs are, Montresor implies that all the bodies in...