Personation In Edger Allan Poe's The Tell Tale Heart

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"The Tell Tale Heart" is written by Edger Allan Poe, "The Scarlet Ibis" is written by James Hurst and "Thank You Ma 'am" is written by Langston Hughes and these short stories will be presented in this dissertation in order to understand the consequences of personation in regarding the presentation of the rest of the story 's factors which are storyteller opinion, incidents, concerns and collusion. In "The Tell Tale Heart", Edger 's story, personalities are explicit and virtuous through the junctures of the story. The opinion in this story came from the storyteller himself, so his opinion was highly impacted by his confused personality which made the outcome of his dementia explicit. Uncertainty prevails in this story. The scene impacted by the dementia of the storyteller. The first juncture shows a normal person with reliable personality at the commencement of the story. However the incident altered as he started to present his real personality without noticing that through his way of talking and what he really means which proves that he is maniac and confused with his contradictory feelings towards the old man. The normal personality presented here: "…but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses" (Line: 1) which gives an indication that he understood the way anybody can think about him. And the maniac personality presented here: "If still you think me mad, you will think so no longer when I describe the wise precautions I took for the concealment

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