The Tell-Tale Heart Comic

The Tell-Tale Heart Comic

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  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • I am NOT insane!
  • Tick! Tick! Tick!
  • Rising Action
  • I must do something about that vulture eye!
  • The story starts at an old house where the Old Man lives. There are 6 characters in the story, the narrator, the old man, the 3 police officers, and the neighbor.
  • Climax
  • Die! Die! Die!
  • The narrator trys to tell the reader throughout the story that he is not insane or mad. He has a problem with the old man´s eye and also has a problem with time. Throughout the story he mentions the time running out and he has no time to waste.
  • Falling Action
  • My problem is solved, now I must hide him.
  • The narrator says that the old man´s eye is like a vulture. He describes it as a vulture eye, the color of a light blue, and has a film over it. He says that it always stares at him and he needs to do something about it.
  • Resolution
  • Tick! Tick! Tick!
  • I´m not insane!
  • HUH!
  • The narrator has been leaving a lantern in the room for 7 nights at exactly midnight. On the eight night the old man woke up. The narrator decides to kill the old man now. So the narrator throws the old man on the ground and pulls his mattress over the old man to suffocate him. Now he won´t have a problem with the eye anymore.
  • The narrator then puts the old man in the bath tub to cut off all of his limbs. He did this so he made sure there was no blood left anywhere. He then put the old man underneath the floor boards, then put a chair over them and sat on top of the old man.
  • The neighbor had called the police because he has heard something. When the police had came, the narrator just sat on his chair on top of the old man. After the police inspected they were laughing and talking to the narrator. The narrator then began to hear a beat. As it grew louder it became the old man´s heart beat then the clock ticking. The narrator then yelled because his time was running out.
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