D. Tragic resolution
Tragic resolution refers to the status of the character in which his downfall occurs because of the weakness of the character or the error in the judgment. In the given excerpt from Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," the tragic resolution can be analyzed. The lines highlight thee revengeful act of Montresor against Fortunato. It focuses on the murder committed by Montresor.
The choice which best identifies the given passage from "The Cask of Amontillado." is Tragic resolution
The excerpt of "The Cask of Amontillado" shows the tragic resolution of the conflict, that starts with Montressor revenge plans against Fortunato, later he will chain him to the wall and beginning to brick him in. so Fortunato will die alone inside of that place as Montressor had planned it to happen a long time ago.
Tragic Resolution ( I just took the quiz )
The setting was described much earlier, and there's nothing sarcastic here. Characterization was already done, and this is slowly the end of the story.