The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart

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  • Exposition
  • Rising Action #1
  • I will kill the old man!
  • Rising action #2
  • The caretaker was introduced by him being the narrator, and the old man was introduced by talking about how his eye made his blood go cold.
  • Climax
  • The caretaker comes up with the idea to kill the old man with no other intention but to get rid of the evil eye.
  • Falling action
  • The caretaker peeks in the old man's room every night for seven nights in a row.
  • Resolution
  • The caretaker suffocates the old man with a mattress and kills him.
  • The caretaker hides the body under the planks in the house and is confident that he will not get caught
  • In the interview with the police, the caretaker thinks that the officers are mocking him and that he still hears the heartbeat of the old man, so he turns himself in for the murder of the old man.
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