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Essay | "The Cask of Amontillado"

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"The Cask of Amontillado"

Summary: Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Cask of Amontillado" contains a great deal of suspense, fear, and revenge from beginning to end. The reader is always prepared for the events that are about to come, but those events do not keep the reader from being shocked nevertheless.
The Cask of Amontillado is considered to be one of the best short stories. Written by Edgar Allan Poe in first person and having all the main events as a three hundred page fiction book, The Cask of Amontillado is a complete novel. This short story has several themes which function from the first page of the story such as: suspense, fear, and revenge.

Fear, suspense, and the upcoming revenge can be seen on the first line of the story when Montresor says, "The thousand injuries I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge." This line prepares the reader for the whole development of the story; it gives the reader a sense of fear, tells him that there is going to be revenge, but keeps him wanting to know how this will evolve (suspense.)

Montresor uses several philosophies...

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