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The Tell Tale Heart

Edgar Allen Poes Story the Tell Tale Heart

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When was the Tell Tale Heart published? 1843
Where is the setting of the Tell Tale Heart? The house in which the old man lives
Why was the old man killed? His evil eye
Why did the cops show up after the murder took place? The neighbor heard the old man
Where did the narrator hide the old mans body after he cut it up? Under the floor boards
Why did the narrator confess to the police what he did? The narrator heard his heart beating loudly, and was starting to feel the guilt of his crime
Who wrote the Tell Tale Heart? Edgar Allen Poe
Only the narrator hears the heart beating at the end, why is that? The heart was the narrators
What point of view is the Tell Tale Heart in? First-Person
Why did the old man keep his window shut tightly? He was afraid of robbers
The narrator says that he is sane, what evidence shows that he is not? He claims he heard sounds from hell, and killed and dismembered a man he claimed he also loved due to being a good person.
How did the author create suspense in the story? Foreshadowing
Created by: Spiritsheart