Here is a short reading quiz for Edgar Allan Poe’s famous short story “The Cask of Amontillado.” It has a variety of question types: multiple choice, true-false, matching, and short answer—a little of everything for the differentiated classroom. Included is an answer key.
In addition to your basic review, here are a few items that you need to cover as students will encounter these when taking the quiz.
1) The literary devices of dramatic—situational—verbal irony
2) The meaning of “Nemo me impune lacessit” and “In pace requiescat!”
3) The literary device of contrast
4) The four elements that must be in place in order for Montressor to commit the perfect crime
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Carolann Reznick~Literacy Rigor
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