Exploring Beneath the Surface: Irony in Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” (Part 1 of 2)


Resource ID#: 128546 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: English Language Arts, grades 11-12, point of view, narrator, irony, dramatic irony, verbal irony, Edgar Allan Poe, first person point of view, The Cask of Amontillado, Montressor, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-Learning, third person objective, third person limited, third person omniscient, first person, Fortunato
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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Learn how to identify use of verbal and dramatic irony in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" in this interactive, two-part tutorial. Students will also examine how Poe's use of irony with first person point of view affects the story. This tutorial is Part Two of a two-part series. In Part One, students read and analyzed the first two excerpts from the story. In Part Two, students will read and analyze the last three excerpts from the story.

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Exploring Beneath the Surface: Irony in Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” (Part 1 of 2)

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