Figurative Language In The Cask Of Amontillado

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Edgar Allen Poe Edgar Allen Poe married his cousin who was thirteen at the time .Edgar Allen Poe wrote stories about his grief.In most of Poe’s storys the narrator wanted to solve a problem .But he went around it the wrong way ,so people die and he gets caught.In Poe’s short stories the theme of grief causes many emotions shown through character,setting,and figurative language and symbol

In Poe’s short story The Cask Of Amontillado character shows its theme .The characters in The Cask of Amontillado are Fortunato and Montresor.It the text it says “We wil go back;you will be ill,and I cannot be responsible”...”Enough he said the coughs are mere nothing;it will not kill me .(pg 165) Fortunato and Montresor are down in the vaults and Fortunato keeps coughing and Montresor will not leave him alone about it.It turns out that that cough is actually tuberculosis .Tuberculosis has taken Poe’s family in real life and has caused him a tone of grief.By showing the tuberculosis in the story we think back to his real life.Another