Essay Comparing The Black Cat And The Tell Tale Heart

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“The black Cat” and “The Telltale Heart” both effectively use the same point of view to convey different concentrated emotional impacts. A concentrated emotional impact is the intense feeling the reader gets from a piece of literature. While the point of view of a story is the method a narrator uses to tell the story in their chosen perspective. For “The Telltale Heart” is about a character that attacks and murders the person they work for because they felt threatened by the catalytic eye they had. While “The Black Cat” has a narrative about the loss of grace the main character experiences and then becomes engulfed by darkness and bitterness resulting in the death of his wife, in which he blames on a black cat.
Firstly, in “The Black Cat” and ‘The Telltale Heart” both utilize the same point
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For in “The Black Cat” the setting is connected to the deterioration of the main character. From “he attended me where I went about the house” to “into the cellar of the building which our poverty compelled us to inhabit”. This transition of settings attributes to the frustration and anger received from reading. In contrast, “The Telltale Heart” the setting gives a certain eerie tone which emphasizes the madness of the character. The observations the character gives such as “I undid it just so much that a single thin ray fell upon the vulture eye.” The setting is now adding on to the dark madness of the character. This in the delivers a more powerful concentrated emotional impact.
In conclusion, “The Black Cat” and “The Telltale Heart” both effectively use the same point of view to deliver different concentrated emotional impacts. For the contrast is the setting and their level of efficiency in the stories. While yet the biggest similarities are how efficiently the point of view was to deliver their message. Both written detailed to where it is impossible to confuse the central feeling
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