The narrator (antagonist) begins the story by explaining to us he has a disease that sharpened his senses,explaining he can see things from heaven to hell. He is saying that he is not mad, but just very wise. He then explains how he killed the old man and why. He said he loved the old man, but his eye was the reason he killed him.
The narrator is showing internal conflict by saying you still think me mad but no one said he was. Then he explains how much caution he took. He said that he was stalking him every night for eight nights. He would stalk him with very careful precaution. He was checking if he could see the eye. Then when the night was over he would check on old man by asking him if he heard anything during the night.
On the eighth night the narrator goes in to take a peek at the old man. He chuckles and disturbers the old man. The old man wake and says who is there. Then the narrator said "You think I would flee but no'. I stood very still not moving one muscle,the old man got up and locked the shutters. The old man stood awake for a few hours. The dark vibe is symbolizing darkness or death is foreshadowing him and death is personified.
Then in the dead of night, the narrator open the lantern so slightly.Then he saw the vulture eye and that in filled him with rage. And with a hard yell he jump on the old man and smother him with the mattress! And then the narrator checked for a pulse and he was stone, stone dead.
Then the narrator dismembered the body. First the narrator chopped up the body in the bath tub ,so there was no blood. Then he placed body parts under the floorboards ,so no own would know what actually happen.Then early in the morning there was a knock at the door!
The deed is done.
The police showed up and told him the neighbors heard a shriek, so they came to search They found nothing and the narrator wanted them to have a seat above where he had placed the old man's body. The narrator begins to hear a sound low ringing sound. The sound was unbearable and caused the narrator's anxiety to increase, until he confessed to the crime.