The Cask of Amontillado Vocabulary

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In the short story, The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe, Montresor takes Fortunato deep into the _____ because he seeks _____ for Fortunato's insults.

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1. In the short story, The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe, Fortunato keeps coughing due to the _____ that forms in the catacombs due to the damp environment.

2. In the short story, The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe, a flambeaux is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review the quiz and worksheet presented here in order to discover what you know about the terminology used in The Cask of Amontillado. Questions will assess your grasp of subjects like why Montresor takes Fortunato to a certain place and a particular thing that is found there which makes Fortunato cough.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you understand about these concepts:

  • What a flambeaux is
  • Something Montresor believes he can do and why
  • Amontillado and its role in the story

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what amontillado is
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the terms used in the short story The Cask of Amontillado
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Montresor's dealings with Fortunato

Additional Learning

For more on the story, read the lesson named The Cask of Amontillado Vocabulary. You'll be taught about these specific areas of study:

  • A quick summary of the story
  • How Montresor is manipulative of Fortunato
  • The way the flambeaux are used in the story
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