The Black Cat Response

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The Black Cat

The Black Cat by: Edgar Allan Poe is about a man who turned into a killer. He killed one of his cats and when he got another he killed it to. Then he killed his wife with an axe.

The narrator tells us about how he used a pen to cut out his cat Plutos eye. He gets angry at the cat and hurts it after drinking alcohol. In the text it states that “I took from my waistcoat-pocket a pen-knife, opened it, grasped the poor beast by the throat, and deliberately cut one of its eyes from the socket!” this shows that the narrator was changing into a killer.

He said that he hung his first cat Pluto for ignoring him after he cut out his eye. He wanted the cat to pay attention to him, but now the cat is scared of him. In the text it states that “ One morning,
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He was angry with her and killed her. In the text it states that “But this blow was arrested by the hand of my wife. Goaded, by the interference, into a rage more than demoniacal, I withdrew my arm from her grasp and buried the axe in her brain. She fell dead upon the spot, without a groan” this shows that he was so mad that it scared him.

Someone throw Pluto through his window while his house was on fire. This scared him by that he did not know who throw it in his window. In the text it states that “Upon the alarm of fire, this garden had been immediately filled by the crowd--by some one of whom the animal must have been cut from the tree and thrown, through an open window, into my chamber” this shows that he was really scared when someone throw his dead cat throw his window.

In conclusion the narrator was scared when he used a pen to cut out his cat Plutos eye, he hung his first cat Pluto for ignoring him after he cut out his eye, he beat his wife and his animals, killing his wife with an axe because she stopped him from killing the cat, and because someone throw Pluto through his window while his house was on
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