The Cask Of Amontillado Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions: The Cask of Amontillado

Answer each of the following questions in complete sentences. Make sure to address all points of the question.


  1. In 3-4 sentences, explain why Montresor is seeking revenge.
  2. If revenge is a topic, what is the theme of the story? (Remember, a theme is always a complete sentence about the topic). What other possible themes/topics are in the story?
  3. In what ways is the narrator unreliable?
  4. What ways does deception play a role in the story?