The antagonist is an unreliable narrator. He begins by telling us that he is not mad, but diseased. This disease causes him hear to things, "in heaven, in hell". The narrator brags that he can tell the whole story calmly.
The Narrator wants to prove his sanity. The Narrator was kind to the Old Man for a whole week. At midnight, the Narrator would look at the old man to see if he was awake. The Narrator opens the lantern to see if the old man eyes are open. During the day, the Narrator is asking the old man how he slept.
Do you mind if we check inside this your house ?
Not at all, please come on in.
On the eight night, the narrator wakes up the old man. The narrator waits for an hour to see if the old man is awake. The Narrator opens the lantern and see the old mans eye is open. The narrator hears a low, dull, quick sound. The narrator think the heart beat is getting louder. The narrator has anxiety that the sound would be heard by a neighbor. The foreshadowing is when the narrator is talking about how a black shadow had
I have killed the old man, look, look.
Well, that was easy.
On the eight night, the suspense reaches its highest point and the narrator kill the old man. The narrator kills the old man by smothering him by its mattress.
Where am I going to his body parts now ?
The narrator dismembers the body in the bath tub. He then hides the old man's body parts underneath the floorboards. The police searched the house and find nothing. The narrator hears a low, dull. quick sound. The sound symbolizes the narrator anxiety. The internal conflict is when the narrator feels guilty about murdering the old man.
The resolution is when the narrator confess to the murder. The personification is when death is stalking the old man