Symbolism In Alan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart

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In Alan Poe's short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" the old man had an eye that symbolizes death and discomfort. The first quotation that makes the eye seems like it symbolizes death is " One of his eyes resembled that of a vulture - - a pale blue eye, with a film over it (Poe). " the vulture like eye that he saw could have made him feel as if it was after him. He said that it was "a pale blu eye (Poe)" the eye could have been a pale blue color because the old man could have been blind in one eye. He was anxious because of the eye. Another reason why he might think the the eye symbolizes death and discomfort is " It was open - - wide, wide open - - and I grew furious as I gazed upon it (Poe)." He has always thought that the he old man's

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