The Cask of Amontillado
By jackhable, Updated
Foreshadowing "The clown wore motley. He had on tight-fitting parti-striped dress, and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells."
Irony "The clown wore motley. He had on tight fitting parti-striped dress, and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells."
Imagery "Here I knocked off the neck of a bottle which I drew from a long row of its fellows that lay upon the mold."
This is an example of foreshadowing because Fortunato was wearing motley, a type of clown suit. It was a fools outfit, and Fortunato was a fool for going down into the catacombs which takes place later in the story.
This quote shows an example of irony because Fortunato is wearing a fool suit. This is ironic because Fortunato is truly a very intelligent man. He boasts about his knowledge of wine.
This is an example of imagery because you can clearly visualize Montresor taking a bottle of wine off of a long rack of wine down in a room in the catacombs and hitting it against some stone to pop the cap off the top.
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