Poe: The Black Cat

Poe: The Black Cat

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  • The narrator is telling his story from his jail cell, but he is sentenced to death soon.
  • He loves animals, especially his cat, Pluto. He soon starts drinking and he abuses his wife and the other pets. The cat becomes angry so Pluto scratches him.
  • Because the cat scratched him, he cut the cat's eye out. Then he hung his cat on a tree just because he wanted to, but he was crying. His house is then burned down, but the one wall that's left has an image of the cat being hung.
  • Then his wife got him another cat, but he notices how the cat has a white mark shaped like the gallows.
  • He tries to kill the cat with an ax, but his wife goes to stop him. He then kills his wife in the process.
  • He builds a false wall to hide the cat and his wife. The police come to his house and they don't notice anything until the cat screams.
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