The Cask of Amontillado eNotes Lesson Plan
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After studying “The Cask of Amontillado,” students will be able to
Summarize the plot and interpret the story’s conclusion.
Describe the main characters, identifying their major traits.
Describe the setting and atmosphere and discuss how they contribute to the horror in the narrative.
Define point of view and explain why the story’s first-person point of view is effective.
Identify and discuss revenge as a major theme in the story.
Define three types of irony and explain how they are developed in the narrative.
Point of view; first-person point of view
Irony (Situational irony; verbal irony; dramatic irony)
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