telltale heart


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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • The story introduces to the narrator (Poe) and the old man. The old man insists that he is not crazy even though he killed the old man. The story takes place in a dark room at midnight.
  • Climax
  • The conflict is that Poe hated the eye because whenever he sees this eye he becomes cold from the fear of the eye.
  • Falling Action
  • We heard some very suspicious screams coming from your house we are here to investigate.
  • The main character shines a sliver of light on the man's eye and slowly peeks into the room everyday. Also, the main character plans out how to kill the old man.
  • Resolution
  • I'm sorry I admit to killing him, just make the noise stop.
  • The main character smothers the old man until he is dead and then moves the body under the floorboards.
  • After the neighbors hear the screams from the old man, the cops come to the main character's house to investigate the screams.
  • The main character confesses that he killed the man because he couldn't bear the beating of the old man's heart anymore.
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