Setting- the time and place of the action. “Tell-Tale Heart’s” setting: At night in the old man’s room, 1800’s, “And every night, about midnight,I turned the latch of his door and opened it.” Pg. 90
Ha! I have done it! I have rid myself of the eye!
Definition:The narrator's position in relation to a story being told.POV In Poem: First Person."...I had been and am!" Pg 625
Definition:A serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.Conflict in Story: The narrator hated the old man's vulture eye, so he decided to kill him."I made up my mind to take the life of the old man." Pg 626
Definition:an idea that recurs in or pervades a work of art or literature.Theme:Madness is not what a person may think. Madness is the actions that result because of it."...What you mistake for madness is but over-acuteness..." Pg 627.
Def:an artistic and poetic movement or style using symbolic images to express mystical ideas and emotions.Sym. In Poem: The narrator's heart, which shows his guilt. EX:"Here, here!-it is the beating of his hideous heart!" Pg 630.
Def:a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen.Sus. In Story: The narrator watching the old man for several nights in a row."Every night, about midnight..." Pg 626.