Friar John's non fulfillment to deliver the letter leads Romeo to believe the news he had been told by Balthasar. Friar John's shortfall occurs earlier in Act five, when he returns to Friar Lawrence's shrine to inform him of the horrible news. Friar John states “Suspecting that we were both in a house / Where the infectious pestilence did reign, / Sealed up the doors and would not let us forth. / so that my speed to Mantua there was stayed.” (5.2.9-12). Friar John explains how he took a visit to another Friar who was supposedly infected with the plague and the town's health officials suspected the sickness and locked them in the house so he was unable to deliver the letter.
In the second short “The Cask of Amontillado” also by Edgar Allen Poe, the narrator Montresor feels he is in power to make justice and gives himself the idea to seek revenge and kill Fortunato a wine enthusiast after he insulted his honor. Lastly in Marionettes Inc., by Ray Bradbury, two middle-age men discuss the imprisonment they feel in their marriages and come up with a plan to use lifelike puppets to seek a moment a freedom from their wives but are unaware of the consequences of what their actions will produce. Although all the short stories encompass some elements of the Gothic genre both of Poes stories better exemplifies the gothic elements to set a dark and mysterious setting, and fill the story with uncanny and revenge with his characters from the very beginning versus Bradbury’s usage human automatons as a gothic element seems to fall short. In the first story “The
The reason I enjoy this story because the dancers thought they can be safe but someone or something ruined their day. The literary devices includes irony, symbolism, and allegory. Edgar Allan Poe shows a many examples of irony. In Masque of the Red Death Prince Prospero decided to take his specific group of people to escape the horrendous red death, but a masked figure came to crash his party. The type of irony is situational because the price did not expect the red death
The Swede drinks whiskey –more fire water- with ice, conveying that the Swede still remains in his personal hell, despite leaving the blue hotel. In the bar resides a deceptive gambler, who Crane describes as a “thieving card-player [but]…so generous, so just, so moral.” He habitually commits the Original Sin, betraying a few of those trust him in order to make profit. After refusing the Swede’s aggressive request for someone to drink with him, the gambler murders the Swede “as if [he] had been a melon”; he completes the Swede’s prediction of his murderous death in the “Wild”
Mood is referred to as the atmosphere of a literary piece, as it creates an emotional situation that surrounds the readers. In the short story “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe there are many moods such as creepy, sad, violent, and ironic. Montresor meets Fortunato at a carnival, lures him into the catacombs of his home, and buries him alive. Montresor who decides to seek revenge against Fortunato specifically creates a mood of suspense. Who knew that insulting someone could lead to a dark and suspenseful death for Fortunato?
The Cunning In the story “The Cask of Amontillado.” Montresor is the narrator of the story as he was the one who murdered fortunato. Considered fortunato a friend Although he only saw him as an acquaintance and because of this he caused Montresor great pain which later turned to montresor leaving fortunato to die. As said in the text, fortunato caused him “THE thousand injuries”( Poe 2). Because of causing montresor this pain that wasn 't explained explicitly. Montresor 's great deal of importance on connoisseurship, led to how he planned his revenge on fortunato, montressor became an expert in observation understanding and combining the two towards manipulation.
Poe is trying to convince him he needs to come. He played mind games on him to get him to taste this rare and special wine that is not that special. The reader might be convinced he is letting him taste wine but don’t be fooled. He is taking him into a damp room but he has a cough. ''The Cask of Amontillado'' is also a superb early example of the unreliable narrator at work.
Even the manner of which he took disposing of the old man’s body in a crude/ inhumane way. Then seeing his guilt overtake what was left of him. Poe reaches his audience on a darker personal level; going into the depths of the unknown: the power of the human mind and mental illness. In the first few lines, Poe’s character is trying to convince the reader that he is sane and his disease has not taken over his mind, but rather improved it. He has not quite come to terms with his illness, still in the denial stage.
This reveals the level of degeneration of Macbeth. The pathetic side of the fall is the romance with negative elements in the society. He wines and dines with criminals in order to achieve his ambition. Through a dint of luck, Fleance escapes from the dragnet of the killers. In plain language, "Glamis hath murdered sleep, and therefore Cawdor shall sleep no more: Macbeth shall sleep no more".
Two gravediggers joke about their morbid occupation. Hamlet and Horatio arrive and converse with them. Soon, Ophelia's funeral begins. Because there are doubts about whether Ophelia died accidentally or committed suicide, her funeral lacks many of the customary religious rites. Laertes bombastically dramatizes his grief, prompting Hamlet to reveal himself and declare his equal grief at the loss of his erstwhile beloved.