Edgar Allan Poe ’
Analyze three of the following rhetorical devices as they are used in Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”: symbolism, foreshadowing, irony, and tone. Through this examination, determine precisely which elements make Montressor an “effective” villain. Lastly, what specific tactics does Montressor employ in luring Fortunato to his ultimate resting place? Be sure to use specific textual evidence to substantiate your claims.