How Does Poe Create Anger In The Tell Tale Heart

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In the Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, he symbolizes the eye,heart, and inner thinking to show his anger and fear. In the beginning, the author uses the old man’s eye to show the main characters anger. In the story it says “ I think it was his eye,” this tells that the reason he was feeling uncomfortable and nervous was the man’s eye making him angry. This shows that it gives the main character motivation to kill the old man that haunts him with the vulture eye. When it falls upon him it makes his blood run cold and feels determined to rid him of that horrid feeling. This shows that he’ll have to get rid of the old man the hard way. In conclusion, the narrator is determined to be free from that annoying feeling and the way the eye looks at him.…show more content…
In the text it says that “ A low, dull, quick sound, such as a watch makes when enveloped in cotton,” this shows the old man’s fear of the main character. He smiled at the thought of the man being afraid of him and while his heart kept beating he thought that the old man’s heart might burst. When he did kill the old man and put him under the floor, he heard a low, dull, quick sound, such as a watch makes when enveloped in cotton telling that even with his head, arms, and legs were severed his heart started to beat once again. That sentence is important because it shows the narrator's fear of the heart beating again. And that the sound of the man’s heart made him reveal what he did to him. The story tells his fear of the heart, has more determination to get rid of him, to be free from these
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