Im going to murder the old man because of his disgusting vulture eye that he possesses
point of view
I must kill the old man
His terrible beating heart! Under the wooden planks!
Setting-where the narrator was stalking the old man late at night in his room.Text evidence-"And every night,about midnight, I turned the latch of his door and opened it" pg.626
no more i admit the deed! tear up the planks the beating of his hideous heart!
Point of view-The point of view is in 1st person through the narrator and how he thinks and whats going on in his mind.Text evidence-"True!-Nervous-very,very dreadfully nervous I had been and am!" pg.625
Conflict-The main conflict is the narrator getting away with killing the old man and his own conscienceText evidence-"for it was not the old man who vexed me but his Evil Eye" pg.626
Theme-You cannot escape your guilt conscienceText evidence-"I admit the deed!-tear up the planks-here,here!" pg.630
Symbolism-The heart symbolizes the human emotion such as guilt felt by the narratorText evidence-"Anything was more tolerable then this derision! I could bear those hypocritical smiles no longer! I felt that I must scream or die" pg.630
Suspense-When the old man hears the noise of the narrators hand slipping and doesn't go to sleep Text evidence-"For a whole whole hour I did not move a muscle, and in the meantime I did not hear him lay down. He was sitting up in the bed listening"pg.626