Cask of Amontillado - 2126 Words
The Casket of Fortunato
There are a variety of paths to choose from, and an abundance of themes to contemplate, when constructing an analysis of Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado.” Certainly, one of the main themes of the story is revenge, though there are also themes of mortality, betrayal, and pride, to name just a few. However, no reader can ignore the many nuances, clever word play and ironic wit that permeate this gothic tale of horror. Indeed, it is Poe’s masterful use of irony that...
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