Tell-Tale heart Eric soung Mr. Smith Cp English 5-6 11/2/18
Over the next eights days, the narrator plots to kill the old man to get rid of his "eye". Each night he would go into the old man's room with a lantern until he sees the eye.
finally, one night the old man wakes up and screams. The narrator pulls the man off the bed and suffocates him with a mattress until he can't hear his heartbeat.
The narrator then hides the body. To try and cover up the old man's heartbeat.
The police arrive because one of the neighbors report a scream coming from the house. The narrator tries to cover it up by saying he screamed and that the old man was out of town.
The story ends when the narrator thinks he hears a ticking noise that grows losuder and louder. He believes it is the old man's beating heart and then confesses to the police he has killed the old man.