Tell Tale Heart Narrator's Decisions

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Nick. F Decisions Essay This paragraph is on the choices made by the narrator in “The Tell Tale Heart.” The narrator’s decision to kill the old man gave him negative consequences by landing him in jail and causing him to go crazy. “I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever.” The narrator’s other decision to put the body in the floorboards gives him an unintended consequence by inviting the police into the room of the murder and causing him to snap. “First of all I dismembered the corpse. I cut off the head and the arms and the legs. Then took up three planks from the flooring of the chamber, and deposited all between the scantlings. I then replaced the boards so cleverly, so…show more content…
“I brought chairs into the room, and desired them here to rest from their fatigues, while I myself, in the wild audacity of my perfect triumph, placed my own seat upon the very spot beneath which reposed the corpse of the victim.” This led to a negative consequence, by him showing where he put the mutilated body. That is some of the choices made by the narrator. This paragraph is on the choices made by the White family in “The Monkey’s Paw.” An unseen consequence was when the whole White family wished for 200 pounds. "I wish for two hundred pounds." Pounds was Hebert (the son), dying in a horrible, and brutal machine accident. Another action, with unseen
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