The Cask of Amontillado - Wildcat Freshmen English

In Edgar Allan Poe’s terrifying fictional short story “The Cask of Amontillado,” Montresor murders the narcissistic Fortunato to at first repair and then avenge his family’s honor and is solidified by renowned scholar Elena V.

In the Cask of Amontillado the killer gives the reason of murder to be an insult.

In "The Cask of Amontillado" the narrator often talks to the audience in a very familiar tone, as if he knows the reader: "You, who so well know the nature of my soul, will not suppose, however, that I gave utterance to a threat" (Poe, 617-618).

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However since the killer is the narrator and main character in “The Cask of Amontillado,” we get his side of the story.

Poe’s first-person narration style in “The Cask of Amontillado” allows the reader to experience a different type of story, from an unusual perspective.