What are 3 examples of dramatic irony in the cask of amontillado?

What are 3 examples of dramatic irony in the cask of amontillado?

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  1. Edgar Allan Poe utilizes the technique of dramatic irony in “The Cask of Amontillado” to build tension in the story. Dramatic irony occurs when the audience knows more information about a situation than a character. The three examples of dramatic irony are Montressor knowing of Fortunado’s hatred of the catacombs, his refusal to drink, and his dislike of being alone.

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