Analytical Essay On The Tell Tale Heart

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Tell tale heart Have you ever read The Tell Tale Heart from Edgar Allan Poe? In fact, many critics consider it as one of the greatest short stories ever written with a mysterious and madness thematic. The form of this story is very unusual by the way how it is told – from a viewpoint of a deranged major character. Author of this story had focused on the psychological aspects of the main character, mainly on the motivation of the murdering his master with a open-ended resolution among the very intensified and dramatic impact of the most intense and pivotal parts of the story which include the last night of old man´s life, when he was killed by the narrator of the story and the very last part of the story where the main protagonist, forced by a "low, dull, quick sound -much such a sound as a watch makes when enveloped in cotton" confessed to a group of policemen which was investigating very loud shriek, coming from the house where the murder happened. As we can…show more content…
As we read from the beginning of the story, as he said: "He had never wronged me. He had never given me insult. "There were not any misunderstandings between these two persons then. So, what was the main reason for a assassination of the old man? Well, you may be shocked by the real explanation of manslayer´s aim – it was the old man´s eye! Yes, it sounds weird but as his description of the eye and his reaction on it is unusual: "I think it was his eye! Yes, it was this! He had the eye of a vulture --a pale blue eye, with a film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold; and so by degrees --very gradually --I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever. " Now you can see the real assassin motive for the killing , just because of his eye. Sounds really strange, uh? You may say that this is just one eery moment in this story. But we will
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