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

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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 35 Minute(s)
Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado, verbal irony, dramatic irony, first person point of view, first person narrative, first person POV, point of view, narrator, English Language Arts, Montressor, Fortunato, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, point of view, fiction, ELA, short stories, language arts, dark humor, POV, American literature, literature, fiction
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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