the telltale heart naomi


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the telltale heart

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  • Poe starts off by trying to convince the reader and himself in the story that he is not mad. Despite what he says he really is mad.
  • I am not mad, I tell you I am not mad. So why do you say that I am mad!
  • Exposition
  • The main character sneaks up the stairs and watches the old man, every night for a week.
  • Rising Action
  • The mad man is watching the old man on the eighth night, while the old man sleeps. While he is watching the old man his heart starts to beat.
  • Conflict
  • Climax
  • The mad man has murdered the old man. He suffocates him with his blanket and buries him under the floor boards.
  • The police come to the house to investigate a scream. The mad man tells them it was his own scream, from a dream.
  • Falling Action
  • The mad man confesses that he murdered the old man , and is taken to and insane asylum.
  • Thump thump, thump thump!!!!!!
  • I did it! I confess it! I MURDERED the old man. His ghost will haunt me FOREVER!!!!!!!
  • Resolution
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