The antagonist is the narrator in the story. He tells us that he is not mad he is diseased because he can hear so sharply. The narrator only dislikes the old mans -evil eye.
The narrator wants to prove his sanity. He was kind to the old man the whole week before he committed his crimes. He would watch the oman sleep. Every night he slowly opened the door and shown a lantern to see if the evil-eye is open. however the old mans eye was closed every timethe narratorr came so he could t do the crime.
Narrator wakes up the old man. They go into a hour stand off. Old man is sitting up in his bed.narrator shine the lantern in the old man evil eye.narrator ears a low quick sound and thinks its getting louder. Narrator has an bad anxiety attack.
The narrator hears a quick dull sound that gets louder and louder and the sound, sounds like a watch in lobed cloth,this adds suspense. The narrator starts to get relay anxious and the narrator suffocate the old man with a mattress.
The antagonist dismember the body into the bath tub. Hides the the body under the floor boards. Police arrive because the neighbor called about yelling and shirking. Narrator ask the police to sit down and the antagonist sits a chair over the body. Antagonist starts hearing a loud beating getting louder and louder we can foreshadowing something bad gonna happen.. the sound his quilt and anxiety.