The narrator spies on the old man as he sleeps for a week and looks at his closed eyes. The narrator is not out for the old man since he dosent see the man's eye. This scene is important because it shows what the narrator thinks of himself. It also showas that the narrator does not hate the old man but his evil eye makes him angry. "For it was not the old man that vexed me, but his Evil Eye.
The narrator scares the old man ans then proceeds to kill him. The narrator thrusts the bed over the old man and smothers him. This scene is important because it shows that the narrator set a goal for himself and he executed it. It is also important because it shows that the narrator is partially insane. 'He was stone dead. His eye would trouble me no more"
The narrator goes insane and then admits to his murder of the old man. This scene is important because it shows that the narrator is acually crazy and is just hearing things. It also shows that he thinks too highly of himself in how he placed chairs in the room where he killed the man. "Villains! I shrieked, dissemble no more! I admit the deed!-tear up the planks!-here, here!-it is the beating of his hideous heart."