The Cask of Amontillado
The Cask of Amontillado
by Edgar Allan Poe

The Cask of Amontillado Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Coat of Arms
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
What’s Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Brief Summary
"The Cask of Amontillado"
Characters
Montresor
Montresor Timeline
Fortunato
Luchesi
The Montresor Family
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
Betrayal
Betrayal Quotes
Drugs and Alcohol
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
Mortality
Mortality Quotes
Foolishness and Folly
Foolishness and Folly Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Not to Be Confused with The Flask of Armadillo. That Little Dude Has a Drinking Problem.
Not to Be Confused with The Flask of Armadillo. That Little Dude Has a Drinking Problem. Flashcards
Not to Be Confused with The Flask of Armadillo. That Little Dude Has a Drinking Problem. True or False
Unfortunato
Unfortunato Flashcards
Unfortunato True or False
Essay
Teaching The Cask of Amontillado
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Buried Alive: Narrative Perspective in Poe's Story
Who...err, Why Dunnit?
Visual Reality
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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