What is the narrator's persona in The Cask of Amontillado?

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What is the narrator's persona in The Cask of Amontillado?

'The Cask of Amontillado':

'The Cask of Amontillado' is a short horror story by 19th-century American author Edgar Allan Poe. It is told by a narrator in the first person, as the narrator recounts his own actions of fifty years before, when he murdered his 'friend' Fortunato.

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The narrator's persona in 'The Cask of Amontillado' is the Italian nobleman Montresor. Montresor is wealthy and lives in a fine palazzo. He is from a...

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Montresor in The Cask of Amontillado: Character Analysis & Overview

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Montresor is the murderous, vengeful narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's short story, 'The Cask of Amontillado.' In this lesson, you'll analyze this complex character, and you'll have the chance to test your understanding with a quiz.


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