“Cask of Amontillado:”
After reading the story, watch this video reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Cask of Amontillado:” Edgar A. Poe and Vincent Price: The Cask of the Amontillado.
Discuss the experience of hearing and seeing a short story acted and recited by discussing both prompts:
- Is Vincent Price’s interpretation close to what you imagined when you read the story?
- How does Price convey the sense of the narrator as unreliable, i.e.: either justified in his revenge or simply as a madman?