The cask of amontillado

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The cask of amontillado

  1. 1. Edgar Allan Poe’s
  2. 2. What is GothicLiterature?Gothic literaturecombines the elementsof romance and horrorwithin its stories.(though romance is notalways present, thehorror IS)EAP’s stories focus moreon the PSYCHOLOGY(inner most mind) of hischaracters, rather thanfocusing on theromance of the story.
  3. 3. What are catacombs?Catacombs are undergroundburial spaces.-many are under cities.-many were used as places tohide during wars, or meetingplaces for cults.-many have decorations insidethat identify the person’s socialrank, name, etc.-within the walls of a catacombare strains of bacteria whichcan infest the lungs and createcoughing. (there is no free airdown there!)

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