The narrator is introduced to the story. He talks about how he loves the old man but his eye bothers him. He also made the decision to murder the old man, and how he isn't mad. "I loved the old man. He had never wronged me''.
The narrator starts going in the old man's room to examine the man's eye and how it was always closed, so it was hard to do the work. He did this foe seven nights at midnight. "And every night, about midnight
In the climax the narrator goes in the old man's room and kills the old man. "The old man's hour has come!''
Hiding of the Body
In the falling action Police go to the house to investigate because someone heard a loud sound. ''A shriek, was heard by a neighbor last night."
In the resolution of the story the police are done looking around the house but the narrator wants to talk to the police, but then the narrator starts hearing a heart beat in his head and starts feeling gulty for the murder, and admits that he killed the old man. "I admit the deed!"
In the hiding of the body the narrator tries to hide the body under the floor planks. But the body wouldn't fit, so he cut it up. "First of all I dismembered the body."