The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado

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  • Imagery
  • Cool walls!
  • "Observe the white web-work which gleams from these cavern walls" (85).
  • Forshadowing
  • "But when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge." (83).
  • You're ugly.
  • Irony
  • "I drink, to the buried that repose around us."
  • "And I to your long life" (86).
  • "Observe the white web-work which gleams from these cavern walls" (85). This gives a description of the cavern walls.
  • Symbolism
  • "And the motto?"
  • "Nemo me impune lacessit" (86) (No one attacks me with impunity).
  • Foreshadowing that he will take revenge on him.
  • Climax
  • This shows irony because he murders him, making his life short
  • Irony
  • "In pace requiescat" (90) (May he rest in peace)
  • The Montresor family motto means that anyone who does anything questionable to a Montresor will be punished, in this case, he was insulted. The Montressor family motto is the symbol of him getting back at him.
  • "Throwing the llinks about his waist , it wass but the work of a few seconds to secure it." (88) This is the climax because it was the most exciting and intense part of the story.
  • This is irony because he made his death unpeaceful by murdering him.
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