The Cask of Amontillado

Megan W., Sarah K., Rebecca D., Kaylei S.


Metaphor: A metaphor is a literary device that compares two objects without using like or as.

Theme: The theme is the life lesson or the main message in the story that you learn from the story.


Montresor felt insulted by Fortunado because he constantly makes fun of him.

"I forget of your arms" Fortunado said to say that Montresor looks poor.

Metaphor and Theme


" I placed my hand upon the soft fabric of the catacombs." he is saying that the walls are so thick that no one can hear him scream .


- ""Proceed" I said, " herein is the Amontillado. As for Luchesi he is an ignoramus," interrupted my friend" He wants to keep his pride to look better than Luchesi and he has a reputation for being the best wine expert.