Cask Of Amontillado Mood Analysis

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In the story Cask of Amontillado, Edgar Allan Poe use many literary techniques to manipulate the mood of the story. In the story fortunato and montresor must go through montresor’s family catacombs. The catacombs are very dark and damp. This imagery is very detailed and shows how poor the conditions were it also proves how bad the combs were for a person with a cough. The author uses personification to fill the reader with horror and darkness. “The wine sparkled in his eyes and the bells jingled. My own fancy grew warm with the Medoc. We had passed through long walls of piled skeletons, with casks and puncheons intermingling, into the inmost recesses of the catacombs.” Another mood created is when Fortunato asks if Montresor is a mason. he

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