It took me an hour to place my whole head within the opening ha! This i did for 7 nights.
Yes, he was trying to comfort himself. But in vain. Death came with his black shadow before it.
The scream was my own, I had been dreaming. The old man is away in the country.
The Rising Action explains what the narrator is planning to do to the old man. The Narrator watches the old man sleep for seven nights straight. On the eighth night the narrator snaps.
The Climax of the story talks about the most exciting part where the narrator kills the man on the eighth night and hides his body under the floorboards. It was hidden so well you'd never know a single board was moved.
The Falling action shows how A neighbor calls the police after hearing a scream the narrator claims it was his own. He's so confident they wont find out that he invites them in for tea.