Similarities Between Guy De Vendetta And The Cask Of Amontillado

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This essay is a comparison of the theme of the stories The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe and The Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant. To begin with, a short biography of the authors would be given. According to the website bio, Edgar Allan Poe is an American writer, critic, and editor. He is famous for his tales and poems of horror and mystery. It is also stated in the website encyclopedia.com that the story The Cask of Amontillado was first published in the year 1846 of November. It was said by the Poe biographer William Bittner that the two characters in the story, Montresor and Fortunato, are two sides of the same man Edgar Allan Poe as he saw himself while drinking liquor. On the other hand, according to the website american literature that Guy de Maupassant is just a pen name of Henri Ren Albert Guy de Maupassant. He was a popular French author and he is considered as one of the fathers of modern short stories. It is stated in the website bio that Guy de Maupassant painted a picture of French life in the 19th century in his short stories. In a website, Dark Party Review, it was said that Guy de Maupassant is considered as the French version of Edgar Allan Poe. Furthermore, this comparative essay will discuss on the similarities and differences of the theme of The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe and The Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe is a story of revenge of Montresor to Fortunato. Fortunato did not physically hurt
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