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    short story “The Cask of the Amontillado” written by Edgar Allan Poe, one of the characters die exactly like that. Montresor lures his former friend, Fortunato, into underground catacombs in a way that Fortunato couldn’t resist. Fortunato is very fond of wine, so Montresor tells him to follow him down to a vault where he could taste the Amontillado. From there, Fortunato falls into Montresor’s plan for revenge. Fortunato gets tricked because he wanted to see if the Amontillado was real. Fortunato

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    The amontillado was a significant symbol because it is what is used to lure fortunate and represents a rare, “fortunate would clearly imply that is man of good fortunate, when the actual cause is that he is about to scuffs a mostly untimely demise” which is ironic because fortunato is not very fortunito. “montresor plans to take revenge on fortunate for insulting him in a big manner, that montresor wants to kill him. “ montresor lures fortunate

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    How is the setting expressive of the theme? The story “The Cask of Amontillado,” by Edgar Allan Poe, is a story about Montresor, who plans to get vengeance on Fortunato, his friend for certain unexplained wrongs or prejudice. In the story you learn that Montresor baits him into the catacombs to try a cask of amontillado and then covers him away to die there. Although this plot is direct, it leads us (the readers) into an experience of horror. The story’s setting adds seriously to the increasing

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    The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Poe was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. His parents were David and Elizabeth Poe, his father left the family when he was young and his mother died from tuberculosis when he was only three. So he never really knew his parents. Separated from his brother William and sister Rosalie, Poe went to live with John and Frances Valentine Allan, a successful tobacco merchant, and his wife, in Richmond, Virginia. Poe went to the University of Virginia in 1826, where he excelled

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    Edgar Allen Poe is a famous writer, who writes scary stories. One of his most famous stories is “ The Cask of Amontillado”. This story is about a murderer called Montresor who wants to take revenge from Fortunato and kill him. Thus, this mysterious and revenge story has a dark tone fulfilled with ironies. Verbal, situational and dramatic ironies have given a macabre atmosphere to the story. First of all, the verbal irony creates a macabre atmosphere. Montresor does not care about fortunato’s health

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    In the story of Edgar Allen Po the story called “Cask of Amontillado, Montessori motto was if you insult me, I will get revenge on you. Basically do not mess with me or you will not see tomorrow. In this particular story Montessori wanted to kill his friend, because he insulted him and he wants revenge. This essay will be talking about different literary devices; style, symbolism, theme, etc, and, how they came into this particular story. During this particular story, it was interesting, but also

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    Edgar Allan Poe, an American short-story writer and poet, published “The Cask of Amontillado” in 1846, it was his last short story. The story is told in first person the narrator being “Montresor”. But we don’t learn this till later at the end of the story. Giving off a quick summary we have the narrator tell us at the start of the story that he has been hurt, insulted. By a man named Fortunato, who is dressed up as a jester for a carnival celebration. Who also is very drunk, so taking advantage

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    Chiara Cappelletti Professor Vega English 201-1112 February 8th THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO 5) Are individuals ever justified in taking justice into their own hands? Being raised based with Catholic principles implies that certain values, such as the respect for a persons life, became part of my own identity. Therefore, I personally believe that no one has the right to decide whether or not someone deserves to die. However, I believe that values and principles are the product of the society

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    Edgar Allen Poe’s story, “The Cask of Amontillado” is the story of two men, Fortunato and Montressor. This story is a prime example of how the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words may never hurt me” is false. Basically, Fortunato was rude and insulted Montressor, but instead of ignoring the bastard Montressor lowkey went too far with the revenge and murdered Fortunato. Edgar Allan Poe: A Study of the Short Fiction, critic Charles E. May says, “We can legitimately hypothesize

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    In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado,” the main character, Montresor, leads his enemy, Fortunato, into his catacombs, and there buries him alive by bricking him up in a niche in the wall; Poe gives no actual reason for this except to say that Montresor has been “insulted” in some way. In his Science Fiction work “Usher II,” Ray Bradbury adopts many of Poe’s works in creating his story—including pieces from “TCoA.” What separates Bradbury’s work from other authors who borrow works and re-imagine

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