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  • Tone/Mood
  •  Imagery
  • Dialect
  • I had my head in, and was about to open the lantern, when my thumb slipped upon the tin fastening, and the old man sprang up in the bed, crying out-"who's there?"
  • Simile/Metaphor/Personification
  • One of his eyes resembled that of a vulture- a pale blue eye,with a film over it.  
  • Idiom
  • Yes, he had been trying to comfort himself with these suppositions; but he had found all in vain. All in vain; because Death,
  • Irony
  •  A metaphor found in this story is "I kept quiet still and said nothing. For a whole hour I did not move a muscle, and in the meantime I did not hear him lie down."
  • Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold
  • An example of dramatic irony would be when the person didn't know that he was going to die only the person that was going to do it knew. 
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