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    that evokes uncertainty. It must create scenes that exhibit verisimilitude; it is a necessity to contain details that add to realism. The Cask of Amontillado is a fictional horror that presents the act of premeditated murder, biased revenge, and injustice. All of which are elevated by the imagery presented within the setting. The setting of The Cask of Amontillado plays a crucial role in the narrative; it is not merely a backdrop setting, but it is integral. The events would be completely altered if

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    Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado,” the narrator, Montresor, tells the reader about how he plans the revenge on Fortunato. The narrator lures his friend, Fortunato, for the Amontillado, then he takes Fortunato to the catacombs and buries him into a wall. The quote “In the fashion of the great catacombs of Paris” (Poe 186) describes the direct description of setting of the story. The setting of “The Cask of Amontillado” was in an underground catacomb in Italy. In “The Cask of Amontillado,” Poe uses character

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    While Poe did not use any extraneous details in The Cask of Amontillado, he certainly did not skimp on detail when it was needed. His description of the inner recess of the catacombs, an area which could be simply explained, was very specific and to the point. “At the remote end of the the crypt there appeared another

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    The Cask of Amontillado – To Be or Not To Be The Cask of Amontillado is a well publicized and widely read short story by the famous Poet Edgar Allen-Poe. It was written in the year 1846 in a periodical named Godey’s lady’s Book. The short story is based on intrigue, suspense and murder the opening line states “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge”. (191) However, the elixir to the plot is the Cask of Amontillado. This

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    The irony is detected by the use of his exaggeration. The symbolism by the objects it uses and how they are used. “’The cask of Amontillado’ is a creepy short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. The story is rife with examples of symbolism and irony. “ “Poe tells a tale of revenge and humiliation, the way the story symbolizes Poe’s work that has a mind-boggling ending. “ The story is full of examples of irony and symbolism to try to answer questions thrown at the reader in the short story. The narrator

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    Foreshadowing the Fate in “The Cask of Amontillado” In “Cask of Amontillado,” Edgar Allan Poe presents a murderous tale of revenge revealed as the confession of a man who murdered another man over fifty years ago because of an “insult.” During a carnival festival, the murderer led his companion to the catacombs where he buried the man alive. The charter of Montresor lures his victim, Fortunato with the promise of a fine sherry, amontillado. As Poe’s character of Montresor guides the wine connoisseur

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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 Cask of Amontillado” is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in an issue of Godey’s Lady’s Book in November of 1846. The story is set in an unnamed city in Italy during the carnival season. The story is told by a man name Montresor; he is confessing to someone about the time he murdered his “friend” named Fortunato fifty years ago because Fortunato had insulted him. The story deals with Montresor's means of deceiving Fortunato and carrying out his revenge upon him

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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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