The story takes place sometime during the s in Italy during the carnival season which is great time to carry out a plot for revenge without the other person even realizing what is about to happen When Montresor is confused, Fortunato mocks him by saying "Then you are not of the brotherhood," affirming the narrator's continued dislike for him.
Is killing someone justifiable?
Throughout their the interaction, there are subtleties in which one might think there is a way out, but ultimately greed takes over which leads to Fortunato 's undoing. He becomes obsessed with punishing Fortunato.
Montresor seeks revenge on Fortunato but regrets it shortly after. A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser.
The more depress that he had become over the years, the more alcohol he consumed and destroy his body