Similarities Between Black Cat And The Cask Of Amontillado

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Two Stories, Many Similarities How far would you go to feel better about yourself? Would you be ready to kill a friend or wife/husband to be happy with yourself. In Edgar Allan Poe 's stories Black Cat and The Cask of Amontillado Poe uses different story elements to make to story flow and to make the reader want to read more. Some elements are very similar in his stories like in Black Cat and in The Cask of Amontillado the foreshadowing, the plot and the characters are similar. In these two stories Poe uses foreshadowing in way that if the reader spots the small details or Poes “word playing “ he/she can predict what will happen or get a hint of what will happen. In Black Cat there are few foreshadows. One foreshadow is when the narrator sees a cat in the wall and Pluto`s color being black is believed to be unlucky and in this story the narrator is unhappy and unlucky. The narrator gets gouth because of a cat being inside a wall. In The Cask of Amontillado the foreshadowing can been seen in very start when Montresor is talking to a person and telling about his killing and getting away with if it. The foreshadowing also can be seen when Fortunato and Montresor are getting a vine called “DeGrave” and when they are walking in there there is bodies chained and bones hanging on the walls foreshadowing Fortunato 's faith. In both stories Poe uses well placed foreshadows and they make the reader wonder more of what will happen next and how will the story end. Poes plots are

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