Cask Of Amontillado Analysis

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"The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe
I choose "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe, for a few reasons. First, Poe was a superb technician and thought quite carefully about how to use various literary techniques. Next would be that the story is short and easily readable and understandable. Edgar Allen Poe became we know about his writing process that was deliberately and self-consciously concerned with the writing technique. He carefully planned his work and thought about how each part should be written to achieve a particular effect.

Narrator We have a first-person narrator named Montresor that tells us about himself and shows how reliable and especially shows us the way he vindictiveness
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In the unnamed city, where everyone was dressed in costumes. The setting quickly changes from the festival’s activities to the damp, dark, and skeleton-filled under the Montressor 's home. This which helps to establish the sinister atmosphere of the story. The “The Cask of Amontillado” is told in the first person by the narrator Montresor which was mainly in a narrator’s monolog. The dialogue was between the Montresor and Fortunato. When Fortunato was introduced, he becomes symbolically dressed as the fool during the fair and then becomes one as the Montresor leads the Fortunato to his…show more content…
Then in the instance of Montresor’s genius using reverse psychology is when he stated “I had to tell them to that I should not return until in the morning and had given them the explicit orders not to leave the house. These were orders that were sufficient to insure their immediate disappearance, one and all, as soon as my back was turned” (Poe).

If you look all of the information from a different standpoint, you would have to consider some of Poe’s other works. As already stated, Poe’s style of writing dealing with madness and death. The many kinds of Edgar Allan Poe’s works involve death, madness, and murder. Knowing this can enable a reader to grasp the tone in his story better. Our main character in "The Cask of Amontillado," Montresor can construe as an insane person or the super evil mastermind of it all.

It was my understanding that he does not have justification for the deeds and the murder he is going to commit. Because here was a man with no remorse, no feelings, no guilt, he either ignores or lacks that little voice that tells someone. He felt that he had suffered at the taunting hands of Fortunato and that his revenge was legitimate. He knew that Fortunato had wronged Montresor as the man of a societal rank, with the slew of insults and that had been ongoing for quite some
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