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Surname 1 Name: Instructor: Institution: Date: Literary Elements of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” Edgar Allan Poe is a renowned essayist, poet and a storyteller who used his skill to write numerous literary works that portrayed his present society. In his piece of work “The Cask of Amontillado, the author as would be acknowledged by his audience describes the greatest story of his work. The story describes the revenge, torture, murder and some addiction within the Italian setup. The author has adopted different literary elements to give the story a flow and express his intended purpose. The story is based on its setting, foreshadow, irony and point of view. The four literary elements have been used interchangeably to pass the intended message and provide a platform for his audience to analyze his contribution to literature. The story by Edgar Poe has been set in two locations. The first location is the carnival which is the place the main character Montresor meets Fortunato. The author begins the story in a moderate tempo by describing Carnival as a place of happiness and full of celebrations. Carnival is a public place, and this fact misleads Fortunato to make an assumption that the meeting with Montresor is friendly as it is casual. The area representing happiness and celebration has allowed Fortunato to free the difficulties; this allows Montresor to accelerate his plans for the demise of Fortunato. The other location in which the story is set is the family catacombs that belongs to Montresor. The surroundings in this setting are ominous, but the fact
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