The Tell Tale Heart Storyboard
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"The Tell-Tale Heart" Edgar Allan Poe Mahin Khandker Ms. Singh Period 5 11.17.17
"How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily --how calmly I can tell you the whole story."
"Never before that night had I felt the extent of my own powers --of my sagacity".
Yes, he had been trying to comfort himself with these suppositions: but he had found all in vain.
The narrator is introduced. He tries to prove that he is not crazy and tells his story.
I talked more quickly—more vehemently; but the noise steadily increased
Over the next few days, the narrator watches the old man as he sleeps and plans on killing the old man to get rid of the "eye".
"Anything was more tolerable than this derision!"
One day when the old man wakes up and screams and the narrator kills the old man with his pillow until he can't hear the beating heart.
The neighbor called the police when hearing the old man scream, he lies saying it was him screaming in a dream and the old man is not in town. The narrator starts to hear this sound.
The story ends with the narrator hearing the sound still and which he believes is the old mans beating heart and confesses to what he did.
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