What does palazzo mean in The Cask of Amontillado?


What does palazzo mean in 'The Cask of Amontillado'?

'The Cask of Amontillado':

'The Cask of Amontillado' is one of the horror short stories written by American author Edgar Allan Poe. Many of Poe's stories, such as 'The Tell-Tale Heart,' 'The Pit and the Pendulum,' and 'The Premature Burial' deal with horrific deaths.

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In Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado,' the word 'palazzo' refers to a very large building, similar in stature to a palace. The word palazzo actually...

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Chapter 3 / Lesson 5

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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