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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) True or False

1. Which contrast is extreme? -> Alive/dead
2. What sets off the chain of retribution? -> Betrayal
3. The only literal drug we see is -> Wine
4. This story has a frightening fixation on -> All of the above
5. Fortunato was a quack. Which theme is this? -> Foolishness