Essay On Tell Tale Heart Vs Cask Of Amontillado

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Comparative essay Tell-Tale Heart against The Cask of Amontillado
Edgar Allan Poe is one of the great masters of horror. This is certainly true for his short stories Tell-Tale Heart and The Cask of Amontillado. Both of these stories written in a first person is limited in terms of two killers. These stories contain a lot of similarities and differences in terms of tone and irony, images and symbols, themes and diction of the protagonist. In both of these stories, these elements working in tandem to be very effective in creating a sense of horror reader.
The tone of these stories are very similar. In both cases, the story is told from the point of view of the killer, allowing us a better understanding of the work of the mind killer, thus enhancing a sense of urgency and horror. Through the use of disturbing images, speech forms storytellers, and especially irony According creates an atmosphere unlike any other author. In both stories, the narrator mad that you can not say that they are not smart, though neither believes he is mad. We know that they are crazy because of their irrational intent to kill people who never actually harmed them. In The Cask of Amontillado, whatever insults inflicted Fortunado were relatively minor, with the proviso that they exist at all, and does not Fortunado treats Montreasor as a friend and shows him
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In The Cask of Amontillado, very frank irony. For example, the name of the victim, Fortunado, suggests that he is a very happy man when we know that this is not true, as he suffers from a very untimely fate. Later in history, Fortunado asks "Do you? Impossible! Mason?". Montresor says that he is, indeed, a bricklayer, and produces a spatula as evidence. This is ironic because Fortunado is referring to the brotherhood of Freemasons, while Montresor meant masons skilled in masonry, the ability to Montresor later used to seal the fate of
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