Suspense In Tell-Tale Heart And Monkey's Paw

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Suspense and feeling are used in every story and are created by cause and effect relationships. In the Tell-Tale Heart and Monkey’s Paw they both wish for something. But in both stories the wishes cause a effect. Edgar Allen Poe and W. W. Jacobs uses the Cause and Effect relationship in their stories to create the suspense. In “The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs, the parents wished for 200 pounds, but on the day they wished they got their money in a horrible way. The story is about Major Morris, who gets a magical monkey’s paw from a fakir on his travel to India, then he meets Mr. and Mrs. White and Herbert, they take the monkey’s paw and wish for 200 pounds. On that day Herbert dies and his company gave the family 200 pounds, then Mrs.…show more content…
There is this young man working for this old man who is the nicest person to the young man, but the young man did not like the old man because of his eye. The young man would watch the old man sleep, the old man knew he would stand by his door all night . One day the young man went through with killing the old man, the cops went to the young man, the young man got paranoid and he told the cop and showed him what he had done. The old man’s eye made the young man kill him and the young man got caught and went to jail. “I loved the old man. He had never wronged me. He had never given me insult. For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye! yes, it was this! He had the eye of a vulture-a pale blue eye, with a film over it. Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold: and so by degrees-very gradually- I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus get rid myself of the eye forever. Poe, Edgar Allen. The Tell-Tale Heart. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print. pg. 89. Sent. 10-16. In the quotation it tells you how he feels of the eye and when it fell upon him. So he decided to take the life of the old man. This is where all the suspense was created, in the beginning. So the eye caused the young man to kill the old man. It makes you wonder why take the life of a man that
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