What are some examples of alliteration or repetition in "The Cask of Amontillado"?
Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Cask of Amontillado " contains both of those literary devices. Repetition occurs when the same words or phrases are repeated in order to make an idea more memorable or clearer. Repetition can be found near the end of the story as Montresor is finishing up his brick job. Fortunato is sobering up quickly and definitely realizes that he is in trouble. He tries to convince himself (and maybe even Monstresor) that it is all a funny joke. He eventually begs for his life, and readers see that Montresor...
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