Figurative Language In The Cask Of Amontillado

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“Presently my soul grew stronger, hesitating no longer” Poe was a mysterious writer who died without a trice of how. In most of Poe’s stories the narrator wants to solve a problem. But he went about it wrong, then people died and he got caught. In Poe’s short stories the theme is grief and depression follows when you resort to revenge and violence is shown in conflict, character, and figurative language. In Poe’s story “The Cask of Amontillado” revenge take over Montresor’s life. Montresor is nice on the outside, but is planning revenge on the inside. “My heart grew sick, it was the dampness of the catacombs that made it so.” This is after he kills Fortunato he is on his way out. He is really getting depressed from killing him for an insult. “But when he ventured insult, I vowed revenge.” This is the beginning of the story when he is telling us what he is going to do. Montresor is going to take revenge on Fortunato and he will regret it later. Montresor’s goals and emotions are messed up in…show more content…
Poe’s main literary device is Symbolism it’s used the most. “Back unto the chamber turning, all my soul within me burning.” In this quote he tells us he is going back in his room. The Chamber means his heart and he is getting scared. “And the Raven, never flitting still is sitting, still is sitting, on the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door.” In this quote the Raven has not left at all. The south means that his grief for his wife will not go away. In this poem figurative language is used to show his real life grieff. Character, conflict, and figurative language theme grief and sadness will follow revenge and violence is shown in Poe’s poems and short stories. Revenge can mess up people 's life and family. When in grief don’t just resort to drugs it will only get worse. Don 't just lock you self in your heart. In the real world theme gives us examples of what will come out of certain
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