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by Edgar Allan Poe

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How are all types of irony used? 

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Edgar Allen Poe uses all three types of irony - situational, verbal, and dramatic - in his short story "The Cask of Amontillado."

Situational irony means that something about the situation is unusual or unexpected. The reader expects the protagonist Montresor to bring Fortunato down to the wine cellar to sample his Amontillado, but instead, Montresor begins to bury Fortunato alive.

Verbal irony is...

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