the return of Poevember!

IT'S TIME. FOR POEVEMBER! What is Poevember, you ask? Allow me to explain. Last year in my American Literature class I read my first Poe short story, and I was immediately hooked. To further explore the works of Edgar Allan Poe, I decided to dedicate the month of November to reading his stories and writing …

Poevember: THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO

"The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge." "The Cask of Amontillado" was a creepy and disturbing tale, don't get me wrong, but it wasn't my favorite of Poe's short stories. While the horror factor was definitely present, especially towards the ending, …