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Homework Help: English

Posted by Sammy on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 3:42pm.

We had to read the opening paragraph of "The Cask of Amontillado" and analyze it with the following questions. I really need help. I understand Montresor is going to seek revenge upon Fortunato.
1.In the first paragraph, how many characters are mentioned? I think 3
2. What best describes the speaker's attitude toward his own behavior in the paragraph. choices were long suffering, indifferent or infuriated. I think long suffering
3.The description of the relationship between the speaker and Fortunato at the end of the paragraph has what relationship to the description at the beginning?
choices were natural consequence, rephrasing, additional complication or puzzling contradiction. I think a natural consequence
4. According to the introduction, what inference do we draw about the relationship between the speaker and Fortunato?
choices are sustained friendship, mounting hostility, or casual disregard. I chose mounting hostility but I'm not sure because of the sustained friendship
Please help and thank you

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