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"The Cask of Amontillado" by E.A. Poe
Poe, Edgar Allan
"This is one of my favorites by Poe. It's about a man bent on revenge because another man insulted him. He's a bit touchy. Have fun!"
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How many injuries has the narrator 'permitted' from Fortunato?
a hundred thousand
Poe always liked to do things "at length". The same is true with the narrator in this story. He knows of Fortunato's weakness and uses it to his advantage. What is this weakness?
knowledge of business
knowledge of Italy's history
his own ego
When the narrator first saw Fortunato at the carnival, what was his condition?
he was sick
he had been in a fight
he was upset
he was drunk
As soon as the narrator sees Fortunato, he tells him that he has received "a pipe for what passes for Amontillado, and I have my doubts". Who does the narrator suggest that he is going to see to find out if the wine is genuine?
The narrator's vaults were very damp due to the fact that they were encrusted with what?
What is the motto of the Montresor family?
Abusis non tollit usum
Parva leves capiunit animas
Nemo liber est qui corpori servit
Nemo me impune lacessit
True or false: Montresor's vault was lined with human remains.
As the two men were walking down into the vault, Montresor stated that the cask was in a cave at the end of the vault. Fortunato, we are aware, is still completely drunk. What does Montresor do to keep Fortunato in the cave of the vault?
locks him in there
he doesn't need to lock up Fortunato, he is so drunk that he doesn't move
uses his dog as a guard
chains him to the wall
How many tiers (or rows) of stone did Montresor have to lay in order to wall Fortunato up in the cave?
11 or 12
13 or 14
7 or 8
9 or 10
How long has it been that no one has disturbed Fortunato's bones?
Half a century
Half a decade
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