Literary Elements in Cask of Amontillado Storyboard

Literary Elements in Cask of Amontillado Storyboard
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The Cask of Amontillado Lesson Plans

The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

"The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe, is a short story inspired by true events that took place on Castle Island, a former military fort off of Boston Harbor, in Massachusetts. When Poe was stationed there as young cadet in the Army, he found a peculiar gravestone. After some inquiry, he learned a story of a man who had been walled up alive. Forbidden by his commander to ever repeat the particulars, Poe took the plot line and changed the setting and characters.




The Cask of Amontillado

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The Cask of Amontillado Literary Elements Spider Map Storyboard

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  • FORESHADOWING
  • HYPERBOLE
  • METAPHOR
  • “He had a weak point --this Fortunato --although in other regards he was a man to be respected and even feared. He prided himself on his connoisseurship in wine.”
  • “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could...”
  • “He turned towards me, and looked into my eyes with two filmy orbs that distilled the rheum of intoxication."
  • "The Cask of Amontillado" Literary Elements
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