Cask of Amontillado

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Created Sep 14, 2009
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csimmons

 

 
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1
What was the Montresor's intention for meeting up with Fortunato?
 
to seek revenge
2
What are the common hobbies that Montresor and Fortunato share?
 
they are wine connoisseurs
3
Is Montresor appealing to Fortunato's pragmatism (sense of practicality) when...
 
no
4
Is the narrator appealing to Fortunato's sense of expertise when he talks about consulting...
 
no
5
Is the narrator appealing to Fortunato's sense of vanity (excessive pride in one's abilities,...
 
yes
6
What is the mood of the story?
 
suspenseful-you have a feeling what's going to happen, but you don't know for sure
7
Why is Montresor seeking revenge against Fortunato?
 
We don't know exactly, but we do know that Montresor thinks Fortunato insulted him in some...
8
How does the fact that the story takes place during the carnival season contribute to the events...
 
The carnival season is a time of craziness, mayhem; a time of excesses in food and drink.
9
When Montresor and Fortunato go down to the vaults, why does Montresor act like he cares about...
 
He's trying to keep Fortunato from being suspicious of his motives.
10
To whom do the skeletons in the catacombs belong?
 
Montresor's ancestors
11
Montresor's character can best be described as one who_____
 
holds a grudge and seeks revenge
12
How is mood created in literature?
 
the words associated with the setting, including the actions of the people and characters in...
13
precluded
 
prevented
14
retribution
 
punishment
15
impunity
 
freedom from punishment
16
proper nouns are always....
 
capitalized


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