"The Cask of Amontillado" is a chilling story, but Poe also uses humorous elements as the narrator recounts his experience with Fortunato. Can you identify elements in the story that might be regarded as humorous? What does the humor add to the story? Can you think of any other stories, books, or movies that blend horror and humor in a similar way?
Well, some of the actions of the drunk characters might be regarded as humorous, (I really cant say, the funniest part to me was when they sealed the jester behind a wall) as for other sources, I think it the picture of Dorian grey, as lord harrie's stories provided comic relief for the otherwise morbid novel.