Mood Analysis Of The Cask Of Amontillado By Edgar Allan Poe

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The Cask of Amontillado Mood Analysis Authors use words like bright or glowing to describe a happy and pleasant environment, but what adjectives do writers use to create the opposite effect? Adjectives and where they are placed can change the entire mood of a story. Edgar Allan Poe knew exactly where to place his words when he wrote his famous short horror stories. Poe's work is well known for its terrifying settings. The sinister setting in Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” creates a mood of suspense. The gloomy catacombs poison the mood of the reader. In Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” he writes of a lively Mardi Gras celebration in early Italy. Poe’s only two characters in the story Montresor, and Fortunato celebrate until Montresor begins
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