While Montresor and Fortunato were walking in the cellar on their way to the Amontillado, Fortunato kept coughing and it sounded as though he was very sick.
Your are rich, respected, admired, beloved; you are happy, as I once was. The last major symbol in this story is the reference to masons.
Symbolism is the art of using any object, place, name or anything that represents something rather than its original meaning. Montresor began to develop the perfect plan for revenge. The story is that of a man, Montresor, who is insulted by another individual, Fortunato. Upper Saddle River: Pearson, For example, Montresor expresses concern about Fortunato's and says, "Come, I said, with decision, we will go back; your health is precious.
First, Poe uses dramatic irony in the story.