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  • Course: English 2
  • Professor: Ms. Mullings
  • School: Somerset Canyons
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Marco Quiroz
English 2
Period 7
9/8/14

In the story "The cast of Amontillado" Poe uses 3 different Irony's. The 3 irony's Poe uses through his story is Dramatic irony, verbal irony, and Situational irony. All of these ironies are used to build suspense to the reader. The story is about an old friend of Monstresor named fortunate. And how he wants to get revenge for him being a fortunate.

In the beginning of "The cast of Amontillado" Poe uses Dramatic irony. "Here i knocked off the neck of the bottle which i drew from a long row of its fellows that lay upon the mold. ‘Drink' then he present him with the wine" (Poe). This is dramatic irony because he builds suspense to the reader by making a toast to the buried people around them. "And i to your long life" which is irony because Fortunadto will soon be buried with the others around them.

Poe uses a claim 2 to build suspension to the reader. Such as verbal irony. “Let us go nevertheless. The cold is merely nothing. Amontillado! You have been imposed upon. And as for luchresi, he cannot distinguish sherry from Amontillado." This matches up to verbal irony because what he says does not match up to real life reality with and fortunato is really being made a fool of without even knowing. Fortunato also has a bad cough montressor makes him believe he cares about him and not giving away he’s going to kill him by saying "we will go back, your health is too precious. You are rich, respected, admired, beloved, you are happy as once i was. 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 luchresi."

Situational irony is claim 3. This is used by Poe to build suspense. "But the serve colds with which i perceive you are afflicted. The vaults are insufferably damp. They are encrusted with niter." This is a situation because monstresor knows the vaults are full of niter and knows it will make his cough even worse which...
Draft
Marco Quiroz
English 2
Period 7
9/8/14
In the story "The cast of Amontillado" Poe uses 3 different Irony's. The 3 irony's Poe uses
through his story is Dramatic irony, verbal irony, and Situational irony. All of these
ironies are used to build suspense to the reader. The story is about an old friend of
Monstresor named fortunate. And how he wants to get revenge for him being a fortunate.
In the beginning of "The cast of Amontillado" Poe uses Dramatic irony. "Here i knocked
off the neck of the bottle which i drew from a long row of its fellows that lay upon the
mold. ‘Drink' then he present him with the wine" (Poe). This is dramatic irony because he
builds suspense to the reader by making a toast to the buried people around them. "And i
to your long life" which is irony because Fortunadto will soon be buried with the others
around them.
Poe uses a claim 2 to build suspension to the reader. Such as verbal irony. “Let us go
nevertheless. The cold is merely nothing. Amontillado! You have been imposed upon.
And as for luchresi, he cannot distinguish sherry from Amontillado." This matches up to
verbal irony because what he says does not match up to real life reality with and fortunato
is really being made a fool of without even knowing. Fortunato also has a bad cough
montressor makes him believe he cares about him and not giving away he’s going to kill
him by saying "we will go back, your health is too precious. You are rich, respected,
admired, beloved, you are happy as once i was. 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
luchresi."
Situational irony is claim 3. This is used by Poe to build suspense. "But the serve colds
with which i perceive you are afflicted. The vaults are insufferably damp. They are
encrusted with niter." This is a situation because monstresor knows the vaults are full of
niter and knows it will make his cough even worse which could cause fortunato to might
want to go back.
Poe uses 3 major irony’s in the story "the cast of amontillado". Which are verbal irony,
dramatic irony, and situational irony? All of which these irony’s build suspense to the
reader to make the story more interesting. Between montressor and fortunato they are old
friends of each other. But Mon stressor seeks revenge to fortunato for being more
fortunate. By getting his revenge he tells his alcoholic friend fortunato about the greatest
wine he has in the tunnels underneath the city called "Amontillado". By luring him in he
gets him slightly more drunk and into a tunnel where he chains him and builds a wall
around him.