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Dramatic Irony in "The Cask of Amontillado"

Summary: The dark irony of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" can be seen in the dialogue between Montressor and Fortunato (an ironic name, given his fate), especially in the discussion about Montressor's arms.
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Poe's "The Cask Of Amontillado"

One of the main themes of Edgar Allan Poe's The Cask Of Amontillado is revenge. In this summary theme I intend to demonstrate how dramatic irony is used all along the short story as a way of reminding us the true intentions of the character who vowed revenge.

Firstly I will make a brief summary of the short story: the story is supposed to happen more than a hundred years ago (it was first published in 1846) during Italian Carnival festivities. The main character, a man called Montressor, feels terribly ofended, even insulted by a friend named Fortunato, and firmly decides to take this friend's life. In order to achieve his aim, Montressor elaborates a plan which consists basicaly of two steps: first, to take Fortunato to the catacombs of the Montressors...

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