The Cask Of Amontillado Similarities

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“A Dream Within A Dream” Both of Poe’s texts “A Dream Within a Dream” and “The Cask of Amontillado” are contrasting, but they are also similar in some ways. Both of the texts portray their ideas in a dark and gloomy matter. The poem presents its theme on the beach with pitiless waves, whereas the short story is related with murder and driven with evil intentions. These similarities are all aspects of Dark Romanticism. These Dark Romantics reveal that they will do anything to reach their goal. For example, Montresor explains, “AT LENGTH I would be avenged; this was a point definitively settled” (Poe). The passage further solidifies the idea of Dark Romanticism by the degree of pursuing one’s goals. In the poem, it shows Poe’s life is ending

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