The Tell-Tale-Heart Storyboard
Updated: 11/3/2020
The  Tell-Tale-Heart Storyboard

Storyboard Text

  • "It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain, but, once conceived it haunted me day and night." (2).
  • His creepy blue eye drove me nuts! I couldn't stand it ANYMORE! I had to do something
  • "And every night about midnight I turned the latch of his door and opened it oh, so gently... that I could see him as he lay upon his bed." (3).
  • With my lantern held motionless, I could see his blue evil eye, I decided tonight was the night to kill him.
  • "Meantime the hellish tattoo of the heart increased. It grew quicker and quicker, and louder and louder..." (11).
  • "The old man's hour had come! With a loud yell, I threw open the lantern and leaped into the room." (11).
  • "In an instant, I dragged him to the floor, and pulled the heavy bed over him. I then smiled gaily, to find the deed so far done. But for many minutes the heart beat on with with a muffled sound." (11).
  • And then he was DEAD...
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  • "The officers were satisfied. My manner had convinced them. But, ere long I felt myself pail and wished them gone." (16).
  • I confessed.
  • The beating of that heart DROVE ME NUTS!!!