The Cask of Amontillado
by Edgar Allan Poe
The Cask of Amontillado Resources
Movie or TV Productions
A movie from 1998.
A 1965 short film – it’s only 29 minutes long.
We think this is pretty cool.
He doesn’t look very scary.
This isn’t an Italian crypt, but it should help you visualize the setting.
It’s info on how to visit the catacombs of Rome.
Everybody needs a Poe timeline…
This is an awesome resource.
This link has some good information on the holiday.
Another helpful resource
This great site form PBS has lots of great information on Poe.
This site has lots of pictures of Poe’s grave.
Maybe you could win one…
Test your knowledge of the story.
A wonderfully complex and eye-opening PBS for Teachers retelling of “The Cask of Amontillado” from three different points of view – that of the “protagonist” Montresor, the “antagonist” Fortunato, and a narrator who is not part of the story.
Check out one potential explanation for Montresor’s vaguely described motive (of getting dissed and dismissed) in Elena Baraban’s essay “The Motive for Murder in ‘The Cask of Amontillado’ by Edgar Allan Poe.”