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					                   “The Cask of Amontillado” Notebook

Mood
    •    The feeling or atmosphere that the writer creates for the reader
    •    The following contribute to the mood of a work of literature:
            • Descriptive words
            • Setting
            • Figurative language
            • Sound and rhythm of language used


Quiz
    •    1. What is Montresor’s attitude toward revenge, or punishment?
    •    2. How does Montresor get Fortunato to do the opposite of what he is asking of
         him?
    •    3. Why do you think Montresor gives Fortunato bottles to drink on their way to
         taste the Amontillado?
    •    4. Where does Montresor take Fortunato to get his revenge?
    •    5. What is Montresor’s revenge?


Prepositions
    •    Shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word in a sentence
    •    Words that indicate location, position, and/or movement
            • Ex. – The music was coming from a radio.
                                                Prep.

 ㌌ 㧀 ໱琰 ᓀ㵂 ㌌ 㧀 ໱琰 ᓀ㵂 ㌌ 㧀 ໱琰 ᓀ㵂 ㌌ 㧀 ໱琰 ᓀ㵂
䦋 ㏒ 좈 茞 Ü䦋 ㏒ 좈 茞 Ü䦋 ㏒ 좈 茞 Ü䦋 ㏒ 좈 茞 Ü


About                   between               near                   toward


Across                  by                    outside                under


after                   during                over                   until


before                  inside                through                with


beneath                 Into                  To                     without
Story Questions

   •   Why does Montresor end his story with the Latin phrase meaning “May he rest in
       peace”?
   •   Why does Montresor want revenge?
   •   What weakness of Fortunato’s does Montresor take advantage of in order to carry
       out his plan?
   •   What happens to Fortunato?
   •   Do you think Montresor achieves the kind of revenge he says he wants in the first
       paragraph? Explain.
   •   Some readers feel that Montresor suffers for his crimes, feeling haunted by guilt.
       Others see him as a criminal for seeming to gloat about his evil act. How do you
       think he feels? Explain.


Active Reader SB

What the Narrator Says                           What I Can Infer
“The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had        The narrator feels that he has been injured by
borne as I best could; but when he ventured      Fortunato’s insults.
upon insult, I vowed revenge.”


“These orders were sufficient, I knew well, to
ensure their immediate disappearance, on and
all, as soon as my back was turned.”



“You are rich, respected, admired, beloved;
you are happy, as once I was.”


“My heart grew sick– on account of the
dampness of the catacombs.”
Lit. Analysis SB
Passage                            Mood that is Created             How Mood is Developed


“We are below the river’s bed. Gloomy, creepy, chilly, dark         Descriptive words, setting
The drops of moisture trickle and damp
among the bones.”




“I had scarcely laid the first
tier…feeble rays upon the
figure within.”



“A succession of loud and shrill
screams…the clamorer grew
still.”




Writing Option
    •   Retell the story “The Cask of Amontillado” as though Fortunato were the narrator
    •   Be sure to include your impressions of your “friend” and his actions
    •   ¾ of a pg to 1 page


Interjections Notes
    •   A word or a phrase used to express emotion
    •   A strong interjection is followed by an exclamation point
    •   A mild interjection is set off by commas


Preposition Notes
    •   Shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word in a sentence
    •   Words that indicate location, position, and/or movement
           • Ex. – The music was coming from a radio.
                                              Prep.


About                    between                near                     toward
Across                    by                       outside                under
after                     during                   over                   until
before                    inside                   through                with
beneath                   Into                     To                     without


Conjunction Notes
     •   Connects words or groups of words
     •   Three kinds of conjunctions: coordinating, correlative, and subordinating

     Coordinating Conjunctions
     • Connect words or groups of words of equal importance in a sentence
           • Sonia and her friends watched the new music video.
           • And but for nor so yet

     Correlative Conjunctions
     • Word pairs that serve to join words or groups of words
           • You will not only hear your favorite song but also see the performer.

Both…and                   Neither…nor                     Whether…or



Either…or                  Not only…but also                 ㌌ 㧀 ໱琰 ᓀ㵂
                                                            䦋 ㏒ 좈 茞 Ü




     Subordinating Conjunctions
     • Introduce subordinate clauses and join them to independent clauses.
           • The band waited while the director checked the lighting.

After            As though         If              So that        When
Although         Because           In order that   Than           Where

As               Before            Provided        Unless         whereas
As if            Even though       Since           Until          while

				
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