narrator tells us that he is not mad but just nervous. and just diseased but how calmly he can tells us a story. The narrator wants to kill the old man because of his vulture eye.
the narrator wants to prove his sainty. and tells us how has kind to the old man for a whole week. and that at 12 am,he would kill the old man. he would open the lantern to see if the old mans eye was open.
On the 8th night the suspense builds as narrator wakes the old man inside of his room.There is a 1 hour stand off in old mans room, the old man is sitting still on his bed.the narrator opens the lantern and sees the oldmas Vulture eye