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Tell-Tale Heart Insane Analysis

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We hear about unbelievable murders in the news quite frequently. Some of them are mentally insane and get let off because, “It’s not their fault.” Or, “They were born like that”. The narrator in The Tell-Tale Heart was insane before he murdered the old man. But was he responsible for his actions? Every night, he slid his head into the old man’s room and on the eighth night, the old man had finally heard the man woke up and said “Who’s there?” the old man screamed. The narrator then opened the lamp and it went directly on the “vulture eye”. The narrator then became enraged and crushed the old man underneath his bed. The neighbors heard a shriek and called the police. They came but the man had already hid the body and straightened
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