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Unit 1 Perception and Reality Fiction and Non-Fiction. “The Cask of Amontillado” VOCABULARY. 1. Unredressed : not corrected or compensated for. 2. Palazzo: an impressive public building or private residence; palace.

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Unit 1 perception and reality fiction and non fiction

Unit 1 Perception and RealityFiction and Non-Fiction


The cask of amontillado vocabulary

“The Cask of Amontillado”VOCABULARY

1. Unredressed: not corrected or compensated for.

2. Palazzo: an impressive public building or private residence; palace.

3. Crypt: An underground vault or chamber, especially one beneath a church that is used as a burial place.

4. Niche: a shallow recess, especially one in a wall to display a statue or other ornament.

5. Fettered: restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles.


Unit 1 perception and reality fiction and non fiction

6. Precluded: prevented.

7. Retribution: payback; punishment for a misdeed.

8. Amontillado: a pale, dry sherry.

9. Impunity: freedom from consequences.

10. Immolation: destruction.

11. Connoisseurship: expert judgment.

12. Explicit: clearly stated.


The cask of amontillado

“The Cask of Amontillado”

  • Genre: Gothic Fiction

  • Author: Edgar Allan Poe

  • Setting: A nameless city in Italy, during Carnival.

  • Main Characters:

  • Themes:


Dramatic structure

Dramatic Structure


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Dramatic Structure

  • Exposition: The part of the story (usually near the beginning) in which the characters are introduced, the background is explained, and the setting is described.

  • Rising Action: The central part of the story in which various problems arise.

  • Climax: Also called the "turning point", in which the main problem begins to be resolved.

  • Falling Action: The action or dialogue that leads the reader into the story's end.

  • Resolution: The part of the story in which the problems are solved and the action comes to a satisfying end


Dramatic structure2

Dramatic Structure


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