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Erin Street TR 11:30 am 10/19/10 MLA citation: Platizky, Roger. “Poe’s THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO.” The Explicator 57.5 (1999) : 206. Literature Resource Center. Web. 19 Oct. 2010. Author’s Purpose: The purpose of this article was to identify the psychological and historical connections of Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”. Intended Audience: The intended audience of this article was the readers of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Cask of Amontillado” who wished to understand more deeply the story behind the story. Literary Critiques: The literary critiques that were used in this article are historical and psychological. Summary of main point: The authors main point of the article is that there are clear connections between the work and Poe’s fear of being buried alive and that this fear comes from both a historical point with the mistaken live burials of the time and also his psychological obsession with his fear. Tone of the article:
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course LIT 4433 taught by Professor Applen,j during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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