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    Cask Of Amontillado

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    The Cask of Amontillado Poe composed his story, as a reaction to his individual adversary Thomas Dunn English. Poe and English had a few showdowns, spinning around abstract personifications of each other. “Poe felt that one of English 's compositions went a bit too far and efficiently sued the other man 's editors at The New York Mirror for slander in 1846” (Rust 30). That year English distributed a requital based novel called 1844, or, The Power of the S.F. Its plot was convoluted and hard to take after, however, made references to mystery social orders and eventually had a principle topic of vengeance. It incorporated a character named Marmaduke Hammerhead, the well-known creator of "The Black Crow", who uses expressions like "Nevermore"…

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    Cask Of Amontillado

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    The Cask of Amontillado, by Edgar Allan Poe, is a short story told from the point of view of a man, Montresor, that’s filled with hatred and vengefulness towards Fortunato. Poe develops the hateful and vengeful theme of this short story through his usage of the literary elements, more specifically the point of view, the usage of irony, and the setting of the story. He also does a good job of developing the theme through his establishment of a suspenseful, disturbing tone. In his poem Fable for…

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    The Cask Of Amontillado

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    The Cask of Amontillado The story “The Cask of Amontillado” is writing from the narrator Montresor perspective. He claims revenge against Fortunato who had insulted him in a thousand ways. The story begins with Montresor telling the story to an unidentified “You.” He explains that he had tolerated “a thousand injuries of Fortunato,” but Fortunato finally went too far. So he formulated a plan for revenge. Omit, Fortunato see Montresor as a friend, and he does not suspect about Montresor plan; he…

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    Amontillado Lessons

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    The Cask of Amontillado “The truth of your character is expressed through the choice of your actions” (Dr. Steve Maraboli). Edgar Allan Poe had a gift for making his characters come alive in his stories. Not only is this quote relevant for society today, but it also correlates perfectly with the main character, Montresor. Throughout “The Cask of Amontillado,” Montresor shows the reader numerous times that his character is vindictive, manipulative, but yet shares a valuable learning opportunity…

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    Amontillado Symbolism

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    1).The Amontillado: The word cask, a sturdy cylindrical container for storing liquids, is a symbol of fortunato's passion for good wine The bells on fortunato hat: It symbols that fortunato is dressed as a fool a symbolic representation of what he is The Nitre: because it foreshadows Montresor’s murder of Fortunato, because he comments on how Fortunato should not go into the vault because he has a cold. The trowel: it symbolizes what's gonna happen to fortunato The catacombs: A symbol of…

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    I had been at the carnival all day, drinking having fun, just enjoying my day. I mean it was carnival, what's not to love about that? one of the few times you can drink a lot without being judged. I mean I was a man of wine, fine, expensive wine. I was just sitting there with a drink in hand when Montresor walked across to me and said. ‘’ My dear Fortunato, you are luckily met. How remarkably well you look today. But I have received a pipe of what passes for amontillado, and I have my…

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    Cask Of Amontillado Irony

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    Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” follows many of the axioms to which Poe’s writing is known. His last short story, “The Cask of Amontillado” deals with many elements commonly found in works of fiction. The point of view, setting, and the use of irony all work together to create a horrifyingly perfect short story that manages to be both entertaining and vile simultaneously. In terms of this essay N.I.S. doesn’t just stand for National Intelligence Service, but instead narrator, irony,…

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    Edgar Allen Poe is an American writer that is world renown for his dark writing style, which allows the reader to be engulfed into his tales of horror and mystery. The Cask of Amontillado is a classic Poe style story that is littered with unexpected twists and turns around every corner. The reader is able to watch from afar as the main character seeks revenge against his “friend” Fortunato. Poe’s ability to create a character like Montresor amazes me because of the unique way in which he reveals…

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    Montresor, a character from the Cask of Amontillado, is a clever person. He demonstrates intelligence and cunningness throughout the story. For instance, when Montresor is leading Fortunato to his wine cellar, Montresor uses his cunning skills to make himself in unseen amongst the crowd. He cleverly planned out the entire scene of his perfect murder, down to the details. "Putting on a mask of black silk, and drawing a Roquelaure closely about my person, I suffered him to hurry me to my…

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    At times, everyone felt betrayed by someone fairly close to us. In Edgar Allen Poe's, The Cask of Amontillado, Fortunato felt the ultimate betrayal by his supposed friend Montresor. Throughout the story Fortunato follows Montresor into the catacombs to try some supposedly weak Amontillado simply just to be tied to a wall and have a wall built around him. Fortunato makes himself an easy target by his arrogance, he's too trusting, and his ignorance of hurting Montresor. Fortunato's impairment…

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