The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart

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  • Exposition
  • Conflict 
  • He had the eye of a vulture-a pale blue eye, with film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold;
  • Rising Action 
  • The beginning of the story the protagonist is telling his story and in a calm way. including the fact that he is not (mad).
  • Climax
  • conflict is person vs person. the protagonist has a hard feeling an hatred towards the old mans eye that causes him to want to destroy his eye as an attempt to murder.
  • Falling action
  • Sit down and rest gentlemen
  • The protagonists enters the room often to check on the man, switching on the lantern softly. he feels extent of his powers and believes its the right time to finish the job.
  • Resolution
  • I admit the deed! tear up the planks and there the old man lies!
  • The most intense part where the protagonists jumps on the man and suffocates him. Then he cuts the old mans body and deposits the arms and legs under the planks and washes the floor. He has accomplished his goal.
  • The deed is done. Now I shall deposit his body parts under the planks.
  • The police have arrived and the protagonist is way to confident and tell the gentlemen to search the premises and that he hasn't murdered the old man.
  • The protagonists thought he had nothing to fear but his face was starting to grow pale and his heart was beating extremely fast. the guilt was arising, he was feeling insane and then gave up and said he was guilty for his crime.
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