In this scene Poe is watching the old man sleep.This scene is important because the old man try's to kill him because of his eye but when he sleeps its closed so he cant see it. In the text it says "Indeed to suspect that every night,just at twelve, I looked in upon him while he slept".
In this scene the man opens his eyes and Poe sees his eye which make him mad.This scene is important because its when Poe kills him and cuts him up to put under the floor boards.In the text it says "the old man's hour has come,with a loud yell I threw open the lantern and leaped into the room".
The police heard a scream so they come check it out. Poe showed them around the house.This scene is important because Poe gets mad from hearing the old mans heartbeat and show the cops he killed him.In the text it says" I foamed I raved-I swore! I swung the chair upon which I had been sitting, and grated it upon the boards, but the noise arose over all and continually increased."