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  • The narrator is introduced and he wishes to prove his sanity to the reader, despite having killed a man over a "vulture" eye.
  • Vulture.........Eye...................................
  • During each night for a week the narrator sneaks into the man's room, wait for the when his "vulture" eye to open so he can kill him just at the right moment.
  • On one of the nights during the week the narrator accidentally woke the old man from his sleep, but because he was so afraid he ended up dying from a heart attack.
  • But before the old man died he had let out a loud screech. Loud enough for a neighbour to hear. He then knew that police might show up soon so he hid the corpse by smothering it under a mattress.
  • Soon enough three police men arrived, but the narrator was cool. He let the police men in with pleasure, and he even let them stay a bit while they chatted. But the narrator was starting to hallucinate, as he started to hear the sound of the old mans beating heart coming back to haunt him.
  • And soon enough the narrator gave in. The horrid sound of the beating heart was just as disturbing as the vulture eye so he told the police men the truth.
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