American Literature- Poe Vs Twain, writing homework help

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After reading the headnotes and the "The Cask of Amontillado" by Poe and "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras" by Twain, choose one and write a substantial and detailed paragraph. Use the biographical details of the author that you learned from the headnote to determine how these details may have influenced his work. Use the following questions to prompt your ideas for your response: What do you think is the theme of the story? Support your ideas with evidence from the story, such as short quotes. What is the tone of the story? What words does the author use to create that tone? Include evidence from the story to support your answer.

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The Cask of Amontillado




What do you think is the theme of the story?
The story has different themes. For instance, the theme of freedom and captivity is
such that one character’s freedom is another character’s confinement. A large portion of the
story happens in a large noxious mausoleum with a large number of dead bodies. Freedom
turns out to be less of a plausibility as the charact...

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