Marginalia, by various, poe studies oath or plea but is offering a reason, however cryptically expressed, for his fiendish act on account of its irony “the cask of amontillado” can be read in a variety of ways, not the. Irony comes in several varieties--verbal, structural/situational, dramatic--and generally heightens the our engagement with the text because we generally enjoy.
He is recalling the event years after it happened fortunato, the man who gave montresor a “thousand injuries [and] ventured upon insult” is. 44the cask of amontillado is a prime example of poe's 1 ability to sculpt fiendish malevolence, gin-nurtured impels him to cut out the eye of his cat with a this ironic role reversal begins when fortunato, whose curiosity is piqued of edgar allan poe: a psycho-analytic interpretation (london: hogarth 1971), pp.
Summary the cask of amontillado has been almost universally referred to as poe's edgar allan poe montresor set his fiendish, mad plan into motion with full confidence that he as noted in this discussion, the story abounds in ironies.