In the story " The Cask of Amontillado," written by Edgar Allen Poe, Montresor was a very vengeful and driven man, he took Fortumado and led him into a cave then built a brick wall around the caves entrance. He did this because of Fortunados thousand injuries.
In the story "The masque of the read death," Written by Edgar Allen Poe, Prince Prospero isolates himself and others in his castle hoping to cheat death; however, in the end of the story you cannot escape death, so The red Death kills Prince Prospero.
Mary Maloney was a pregnant, stay at home, wife, Her husband wanted a divorce. Out of anger Mary murdered her husband with the leg of a lamb then proceeded to frame the crime as if she didnt do it.
In the story "Rules of the game" Written by Richard Connell, the worlds greatest hunter is stranded on an island after he fell off his boat, a man named General Zaroff took him in and gave him cloths and food. When Rainsford and the general get in an argument is is the hunter who becomes the hunted. Rainsford however, kills General Zaroff on the third night in his castle and wins.
In the story "where are you going, where have you been" written by Joyce Dates, a young girl named Connie is constantly being insulted by her mother and sister for her sense of fashion. Connie however; looks past the insults and continues living her life, When her family is out at a family party and Connie is left home when a man parks his car in her driveway. The man begins harassing her to come out side.
In the story "Rules of the Game" Written by Amy Tan, a young girl is given a chess board game at her churchs toy drive. She is told to throw it out by her mother because it is broken and missing pieces. Waverly objects and learns how to play chess, she becomes the greatest chess player in her town and goes on to compete and win in competitions.