what is the setting of the cask of amontillado?

what is the setting of the cask of amontillado?

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  1. Setting is a major aspect in a story. It is the time and the place where the action of a story takes place. The setting of `The Cask of Amontillado` by Edgar Allan Poe is the catacombs of Montresor’s ancestral home in Italy.

    The setting shows that both characters are in a dark place like a catacomb. A catacomb is a type of underground cemetery. It sets the mood of the story because of the dark setting. The setting also helps to explain the feeling of the characters. Montresor is mad at Fortunato for insulting him. Fortunato is in the dark like the catacombs. The feelings of the characters are the same because of the setting

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