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The Sanity in The Cask of Amontillado Is Montressor sane? In the story from Edgar Allen Poe, "The Cask of Amontillado," the narrator, Montressor premeditates the murder of Fortunato from vowing revenge to using the instruments in the catacombs waiting and ready. After Montressor and Fortunato reach the conclusion of the catacombs, Montressor continues with his plan and walls Fortunato into the catacombs returning the preceding skeleton to the rightful place. In the conclusion of the narrative, Montressor feels guilty because he tells the story of what happened fifty decades ahead and tells Fortunato to rest in peace. By vowing revenge, methodically planning and following through with such a meticulous plan, and also the feelings of guilt and remorse fifty years after the truth, Montressor proves that he suggested that the murder step by step, and proves that he is sane. Montressor premeditates the murder from vowing revenge to having the tools from the catacombs waiting and ready. Montressor promises revenge, but maybe not just revenge, but he vows that at length he will be avenged. Montressor says, "That neither by word nor deed had I given Fortunato cause to doubt my good-will (Poe 563)." Montressor shows with this announcement that he has the capability of understanding what he's premeditated is incorrect. Montressor waits to get revenge throughout the insanity of the carnival, a period when it's probably neither will be missed from the festivities. When Montressor meets Fortunato from the palazzo, he tells of the Amontillado he has obtained, and that he has his doubts about the genuineness. Montressor understands that Fortunato is a wine connoisseur and will probably be intrigued at the notion of Amontillado being so near. Montressor tells Fortunato that because he's otherwise engaged in the.