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Christine Zangroniz Critical Analysis – Reader’s Response ENC1102 4 October 2009 The Cask of Amantillado by Edgar Allen Poe Edgar Allen Poe is best known for his tales of mystery and his twisted story lines. I had read other Poe stories before I came to Miami Dade College and I had always known he was a dark poet, but it wasn’t until now that I truly understood the distance at which Poe goes to make his stories as dark as possible. I’m not much of a horror fan, but the way Poe manipulates his stories has left me in awe when I read any of his papers. I would recommend this story to anyone who likes a good horror/suspense story.
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Unformatted text preview: But I would even go beyond that and recommend it to those who don’t, consider I had never been a fan and I still enjoy Poe’s work very much. I had read the Cask of Amantillado before this semester and I enjoyed the story very much. I wouldn’t say it was one of my favorite Poe stories, but I love the manipulation with the character Montesor. He uses reverse psychology to fool many people in the story. In the story he burys Fortunado in the wall instead of killing him and he begins hearing him laugh. Much like in the story A Tell-tale Heart. The character...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2009 for the course ENC ENC1101 taught by Professor Maxwell during the Spring '08 term at Miami Dade College, Miami.

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