Summary Of The Tell-Tale Heart By Edgar Allen Poe

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In the excerpt “from The Tell-Tale Heart,” Edgar Allen Poe creates the disturbed character of an unnamed narrator through indirect characterization. Using the components of the character’s actions, thoughts, and dialogue, Poe illustrates a story about being truthful and reveals that even when you do not tell the truth, the truth will appear with or without notice. The narrator of the story is revealed at the end of the piece to be someone different than portrayed in the beginning on the story. Starting off the story, Poe writes that the character has killed an old man for one simple “flaw” that the narrator did not like. Although no physical description of the mysterious narrator is given, it is easy to get a good read on the true colors
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