Module 3-3.02 - Using complete sentences answer the...

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Using complete sentences, answer the following questions about the themes in "The Cask of Amontillado": 1. How does the author want the reader to feel while reading "The Cask of Amontillado"? With every story the authors goal is to make the reader feel some kind of emotion. In this case the author is trying to get us the readers to feel the suspsense. 2. What techniques does the author use to help you visualize the place, the people, and the events that are taking place within the story? What Poe does in this instance is he is showing or relaying the story in a first person view. Since we only knows what the characters knows, see what he sees, and hear what he hears, visualizes the things in the story differently than if it was in third person. 3. How has the author described the characters to make them seem like real people? He has done this in very many ways. One thing that really stuck out to me is how the characters use irony quite often. This is something that many real people do today even something that I see every day. One aspect that makes them seem even more
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Unformatted text preview: real. 4. Does the author expect the reader to make an emotional connection to the story? Explain your answer. Personally I do believe that he expects the readers to be able to make that emotional connection within the story. One reason as I mentioned earlier is how he makes the characters seem like real people. He did that through the use of irony, if he took the time to do that I do believe he would of wonted us to be able and make a connection. 5. Think back to the events that take place in "The Cask of Amontillado," and think about the attitudes and actions of the characters. Now, write a theme statement for "The Cask of Amontillado." After reading the story there are more than one theme that can be taken away. But the one that I saw or connected with the most was that of freedom. What the cost was for freedom, in this case is showed one must die for another to be truly free. So the theme is what the true cost for freedom is....
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