Catacombs of Paris

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    I’m going to ask Lucharesi. This is a psychological game where if Fortunato says no to Montresor he is basically saying that he is not as great of an expert as Lucharesi is. This is how Montresor lures Fortunato in. The setting starts out as “dusk one evening during the supreme madness of the carnival season” this means the story starts out as a festive night where everyone is drinking and having fun. Then the setting changes to the catacomb “We came at length to the foot of the descent, and stood together on the damp ground of the catacombs of…

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    uses his costume as irony to deceive Fortunato. He is dressed as the opposite of himself; underneath, planning a horrendous murder. The irony of his costume shows how the meaning of it is one that Fortunato cannot see, adding to the theme of hidden meaning. Cornaby, 2 Besides costumes, the setting of the Catacombs is ironic. To Fortunato, the Catacombs are a place for…

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    This mask represents the catacomb in which Montresor killed Fortunato in The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe. The masks lacks a mouth to represent how the catacomb kept the secret of Fortunato’s death: “At the most remote end of the crypt there appeared another less spacious” (Poe). The cask of Amontillado represents the excuse that Montresor made to get Fortunato into the catacomb: “ ‘The Amontillado!’ ejaculated my friend, not yet recovered from his astonishment” (Poe). The wall…

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    Edgar Allen Poe uses his words to describe a very moody and kind of dark places to tell his stories. And it gives everything a dark future its like he does not believe in the good things around him but only the bad. Always has something bad to say, nothing happy. Maybe its because he had a rough childhood. "THE thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge." It remind of when someone makes a pun towards your broken body part and…

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    history. In addition to Montresor’s family symbols, another symbol is the cask of wine which further characterize both Montresor’s revenge and Fortunado’s foolishness. Fortunado’s constant obsession with the cask of wine exemplifies both his arrogance and his pride. When Fortunado describes Luchresi as “an ignoramus” he reveals his arrangance conveying the belief that his opinion is better than others (182). This trait contributes to the slanderous words of Fortunado which leads to his…

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    During my time in Paris, I was lucky enough to see various monuments that I could only dream of seeing. Each monument I saw is imperative to France as well as the city of Paris. As an American, being in France was interesting experience not only because of the cultural differences. It was interesting because many of the monumental structures I saw were the models for monumental structures back in the United States. For example, the Arc de Triumph has a similar version called the Grand Army Plaza…

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    next place the story takes place is at Montresor’s house. It is here that Montresor takes “two flambeaux and giving one to Fortunato, bowed him through several suites of rooms to the archway that [leads] in to the vaults.” (685) This brief setting allows Montresor to guide Fortunato to his punishment. Fortunato does not know the way and is under false pretentions that will be tasting wine that he does not realized that he is being tricked. The final setting that the story takes place is below…

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    Niter made my cough even worse. After I had a prolonged coughing session my friend told me, "come, we will go back your health is precious you are rich, respected, admired, beloved, you are happy as I once was i. You are a man to be missed. For me it is no matter. We will go back you will be ill and I cannot be responsible. Besides there is lunches-" i interrupted him and said, "enough the cough is a mere nothing it will not kill me I shall not die of a cough." He pulled out a bottle of mèdoc,…

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    Paris, France There are many sites to see all over the world that are very interesting and have a lot of history behind them. For example, the pyramids in Egypt and Big Ben in London, England. Lets focus on just one part of the world that I find very fascinating. This place is called Paris. Paris is located in France and is actually the capital. Paris is well known for many things such as the Eiffel Tower, shopping, Art, and many more things. In this paper, I plan on going into great detail…

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    revenge is represented by symbols in the story including Fortunato's outfit, the Montresor family coat of arms, and the different uses of "mason" between the two men. The first symbol presented to us in the short story is Fortunato's outfit. Montresor recalls "encounter[ing] [his] friend" dressed as a jester at a carnival one evening, which is both ironic and symbolic. Fortunato's outfit is a symbol of himself for being a fool. Montresor reveals to the reader in the beginning of the story…

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