The Cask Of Amontillado

By: Sam Burke & Axel Castaneda

Literary devices (two)

Direct: " He had prided himself on his connoisseurship in wine" (line:21) This is direct characterization because the author gives specific details about the character.



Indirect: " He had on a tight fitting parti striped dress and his head was surmounted by the conical cap and bells" (line: 36,37) This is indirect characterization because the narrator gives the reader a vague idea of what the character looks like.

Literary Device Definitions

Indirect characterization: Author provides vague clues about a character. these clues may involve describing what the character looks like, does and says as well as how others perceive the character.


Direct characterization: Author directly states the character traits of a character.

Question Answer

Explain Montresor's Betrayal: Montresor betrayed Fortunato because Montresor explains in lines 1&2 "The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured upon insult..." as well as in paragraph 22 " A huge human foot d'or, in a field azure; the foot crushes the serpent rampant whose fangs are imbedded in the heel..."

And the motto was "nemo me impune lacessit" which translated means no one can injure me without impunity

Did You Like Smore?

Yes. It was kind of complicated and hard to understand at first. But then when we messed around with it. We got a hold of the concept, and it was smooth sailing from there.

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