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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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    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 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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    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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    “The Cask Of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Pot people never seem to realize or understand how strong a person's power is until the damage is done, people will use weakness of others as their power or to their advantage and no matter how big or small the damage done to a person they will seek revenge. Throughout these short stories the audience realizes that people who abuse power often cause more damage than expected. People never realize or understand how strong a person's power is until the…

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    In “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe is a tale of revenge by taking a man’s life. Montresor has been insulted endless times by Fortunato and plans to take away Fortunato's life with the deception of a cask of Amontillado. Irony is defined as a feeling, tone, mood, or attitude arising from the awareness that what is In “The Cask of Amontillado”, the characters are ironic by their name, costume, and dialogue. his story is built on irony since the beginning. In the title we have the…

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    “I must not only punish, but punish with impunity.” (Poe, 683) These words were written in a story of Edgar Allen Poe. Many people when hurt either learn to get over what was done wrong to them while others wish to punish those that wronged them. In the story “The Cask of Amontillado” Poe writes about the second path a person takes when he or she has been wronged. This story is about two men named Montresor and Fortunato. Montresor is hurt because Fortunato did something that Montresor feels as…

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    Baraban, Elena V. “The Motive for Murder in ‘The Cask of Amontillado’.” Rocky Mountain Review 58.2 (Fall 2004): 47-62. Rpt. In Short Story Criticism. Vol. 111. Detroit: Gale, 2008. Literature Resource Center. Web. 12 July 2016. According to Baraban, nothing in Poe’s writing appears due to accident. Every word, every detail in his writing serves a purpose; for example, the dialogue “True – True” by Montresor when Fortunato tells him that he will not die of a cough – Montresor knows that he most…

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