Examples Of Foreshadowing In The Cask Of Amontillado

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Edgar Allan Poe, author of “The Cask of Amontillado” presents readers with several literary elements in his horror short story, such as foreshowing and mystery. Throughout this well-known story, the narrator, Montresor, is leading Fortunato, his “friend” closer to his inevitable death. However, foreshadowing was portrayed throughout the plot of Edgar Allan Poe’s story specifically when Montresor discussed his family’s motto, "No one insults me with impunity.” Fortunato apparently mocked Montresor, leaving him feeling insulted and disrespected, which would inevitably lead to Montresor killing him. All of the narrator’s actions revolved around his family’s maxim. Montresor proclaimed once acknowledging Fortunato’s acts, “The thousand injuries

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