Is The Tell Tale Heart Insane

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The Tell-Tale Heart is a story about an insane narrator claiming to his sanity after murdering an old man out of anxiety and panic. Many believe the evidence points to the narrator being a calculated killer. After reviewing the symptoms of the narrator I believe him to be a man plagued with anxiety issues and panic attacks. First of all, the only reason the narrator had for such crime was of his eye, the eye of a vulture, nothing else. Not for his gold, property, or vengeance just his eye. He said "Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold; and so by degrees- very gradually- I made up my mind, and thus rid myself for the eye forever,". The chills, discomfort, and sense of unreality are all symptoms of Panic Disorder and Anxiety Disorder.
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