THE TELL-TALE HEART

THE TELL-TALE HEART
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  • Exposition
  • Conflicts
  • Rising Action
  • A YOUNG MAN, WHO IS THE NARRATOR, IS INTRODUCED. IN SPITE OF HAVING KILLED AN OLD MAN BECAUSE OF THE OLD MAN´S "EVIL, VULTURE EYE", HE TRIES TO CONVIND THE READERS THAT HE ISN'T MAD.
  • Climax
  • THE YOUNG MAN GETS SO DISTURBED WITH THE OLD MAN´S "PALE,BLUE EYE - WITH A FILM OVER IT", THAT HE DECIDES TO KILL HIM.
  • Falling Action
  • Then...
  • THE YOUNG MAN STARTS PLANNING TO KILL THE OLD MAN IN ORDER TO GET RID OF THE "DISTURBING" EYE. HE OBSERVES THE OLD MAN WITH A LANTERN FOR EIGHT DAYS, WHILE HE IS SLEEPING. HOWEVER, BECAUSE  THE OLD MAN IS SLEEPING, HE CAN'T SEE THE EVIL EYE. ON THE EIGHTH NIGHT THE OLD MAN FINALLY OPEN HIS EYES AND THE YOUNG MAN CAN SEE THE EVIL EYE.
  • Resolution
  • THE OLD MAN WAKES UP AND REALIZES THERE IS SOMEONE ELSE IN HIS BEDROOM. HE GETS SO AFRAID THAT THE YOUNG MAN STARTS HEARING HIS HEARTBEAT. THE OLD MAN SCREAMS. THE YOUNG MAN PULLS THE MAN OUT OF BED AND KILLS HIM.  HE CAN´T HEAR THE HEARTBEAT ANYMORE AND THE EVIL EYE DOES NOT DISTURB THE YOUNG MAN ANYMORE. HE THEN HIDES THE BODY UNDER THE FLOOR.
  • A NEIGHBOUR HEARS SCREAMS AND CALLS THE POLICE. WHEN THE POLICE GETS THERE, THE YOUNG MAN TRIES TO COVER UP WHAT HAPPENED AND TELLS THE POLICE THAT HE WAS THE ONE WHO SCREAMED. HE SAYS THAT THE OLD MAN WAS OUT OF TOWN, IN THE COUNTRYSIDE. THE POLICEMEN CHECK THE HOUSE AND THE YOUNG MAN IS NOT AFRAID. HE SHOWED THEM ALL THE ROOMS.
  • WHILE THE YOUNG MAN WAS TALKING TO THE POLICEMEN, HE STARTS HEARING A LOUD SOUND OF A HERTBEAT, WHICH GROWS LOUDER AND LOUDER. HE BELIEVES THAT IT IS THE SOUND OF THE OLD MAN´S HEART, WHAT MAKES HIM CONFESS THE CRIME.
  • I CONFESS!!!!! I DID IT!!!!
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