Examples Of Dramatic Irony In The Cask Of Amontillado

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In “Cask of Amontillado” the author drops a lot of irony throughout the story that creates suspense for the reader. The narrator has planned revenge on another character, Fortunato who is unaware of the idea which introduces dramatic irony. When the narrator coincidentally runs into Fortunato he smiley says, “My dear Fortunato you are luckily met. How remarkably well you are looking today!” (Poe 59). The audience knows that the narrator despises Fortunato and by him say he is luckily met lets the reader know that Fortunato isn't and is in some sort of danger and he is obivious of what we know. The narrator starts to talk about this wine called Amontillado which is the start of his plan knowing that Fortunato is a wine expert and can’t resist
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