What does fettered mean in The Cask of Amontillado?

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What does fettered mean in The Cask of Amontillado?

'The Cask of Amontillado:

'The Cask of Amontillado' is a short story by American author Edgar Allan Poe. It is one of Poe's best-known horror stories and has been adapted numerous times into a wide variety of formats, including television, film, and live theater.

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In Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' the word 'fettered' means 'bound,' as in attached to something else. It appears in this context in the story: 'A...

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When reading stories from the past, sometimes we can get bogged down in archaic vocabulary. In this lesson, we will learn and review important vocabulary words from the short story, ''The Cask of Amontillado'' by Edgar Allan Poe, to help us understand the plot and capture the imagery presented.


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