Tell Tale Heart

Tell Tale Heart

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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • Narrator tries ti prove his sanity despite him wanting to kill a man due to his obsession with the old man's "vulture" eye
  • Climax
  • The old man's "vulture" eye strikes fear into the narrator when he looks at him. The narrator uses this as his motive to kill him.
  • Falling Action
  • Narrator shines light on the old man's eye every night at midnight for one week.
  • Resolution
  • The narrator kills the old man with the bed sheets because he made a wrong move and exposed himself.
  • The narrator cuts off the old man's head, then arms, and then the legs and hides them under the floorboards.
  • The narrator gave himself away because he had mistaken his own heartbeat for the old man's.
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