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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

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