The Tell Tale Heart
Updated: 1/26/2021
The Tell Tale Heart

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • The narrator is introduced. He wishes to prove his sanity to the readers despite having killed a man over his deformed eye.
  • Climax
  • The narrator lives in the same building as an old man who has a disturbing eye.
  • Falling Action
  • Over the next 8 days the narrator plots killing the old man to get rid of the eye
  • Finally, one evening the old man wakes up and screams. Then the narrator pulls the man of the bed and smothered him with his mattress until he can not hear his heart beating.