Do Now: Describe the literary devices you found in The Cask of Amontillado and list a few others you know as well. Also, add a table to your notebook for your class work today, three across and five down should do it.
After several readings of the story you are ready to look into it even more deeply. Poe was a masterful author and, as authors yourselves, it is worth a bit of study of his technique. Today we want to look for the devices Poe is using, find an example of each, and then figure out the purpose Poe may have had for using them.
Literary Device Example (quote) Purpose