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ANTICIPATION GUIDE: "THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO"

1. In the story we are going to read a man wants to get even with another man. Think about a time when you felt wronged or unfairly treated. Did you feel like getting even? How did you actually react? Describe an incident you had like this in the following chart.

 Incident description  What I felt like doing What I actually did Why I acted as I did

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

2. Write everything you know about Edgar Allan Poe

 

 

 

3. Write everything you have heard about Mardi Gras.

 

 

4. Describe a catacomb

 

 

5. Give your best definition of a cask of Amontillado. If you don't know what it is, make up a plausible answer.