Poor Parenting In The Cask Of Amontillado By Edgar Allan Poe

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The Effects of Poor Parenting

When a child is born, their guardians are in complete control over what kind of life they will live. Their whole life depends on how they are raised. Short stories often reveal significant social issues and how they impact society much like “The Cask of Amontillado”, by Edgar Allan Poe. This short story illustrates the effects of mental illness if it is not treated properly; it is a story of revenge and murder that takes readers into the darkest place of the author's mind. Many researchers believed that Poe’s dark pieces of literature reflect his mental illness; they can conclude that he developed a mental illness becauses of the harsh life that he lived. For instance, Poe was orphaned by the age of two and separated from his brother and sister; this may help to explain the darkness in his stories. In the short story, “The Cask of
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However, the problem can be solved with parenting classes or therapy. The story portrays erie vengefulness through the character Montresor and the desire he has to get revenge on his ‘friend’ Fortunato. The plot similarly reflected Poe’s bitterness toward his enemy Thomas Dunn English, who indirectly wrote a satire about him. The story begins with Montresor luring Fortunato into his catacombs to drink some wine and ends with Montresor exacting his revenge by burying Fortunato alive. Readers can infer while reading Poe’s short story literature that he imagined Fortunato as English and himself as Montresor; it was also known that he had some sort of mental illness which allowed him to write in such an ominous way. Poe developed a mental illness because of his gruesome upbringing, what happened to him hundreds of years ago will continue to take place today if nothing is

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