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The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado

by Edgar Allan Poe

The Cask of Amontillado: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Cask of Amontillado? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which contrast is extreme?


Alive/dead
Happy/sad
Laughing/crying
Hope/fear
Freedom/confinement
Q. What sets off the chain of retribution?


Betrayal
Foolishness
Folly
Fate
Fear
Q. The only literal drug we see is


Opium
Beer
Vodka
Wine
Gin
Q. This story has a frightening fixation on


Death
Corpses
Bones
All of the above
None of the above
Q. Fortunato was a quack. Which theme is this?


Fate
Family
Foolishness
Man and the Natural World
Existence, Life
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