Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart

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Crazy and Innocent How can a person who has mental illnesses know what he is doing when he kills an old man? In the story an insane man conceives a plan and then murders an elderly man and then confesses. In "The Tell Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe, the narrator is innocent by means of insanity of murdering the old man because he has a mental disease, cannot express emotion properly, and can hear noises in his head. On The first page of the story, the narrator tells us that he is mentally impaired. The narrator writes,"The disease has only sharpened my senses..." (Poe 78). ✨The narrator tells us straight up that he has a disease that is affecting his senses. The quote shows us that the narrator should be getting mental help in an asylum
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