In what way is Montresor an unreliable narrator? How does the use of an unreliable narrator influence readers` views of Montresor`s actions? Cite evidence from the text to support your response.
What does the structure of this short story say about Montresor`s perception of the events in the story?
In "The Cask of Amontillado," Poe uses numerous examples of figurative language and symbolism. Identify and analyze the meaning of elements of symbolism from the story. How do these examples carry influence or reinforce the overall meaning of the story?
Based on what you have learned about gothic literature, write a 3 to 5 page short story that incorporates some of the gothic elements discussed in this lesson, such as figurative language and sensory details. To improve your story, helpful writing practices include brainstorming, outlining, writing a first draft, and then reviewing and revising your story.