The Tell Tale Heart Analysis

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The Tell Tale Heart Analysis
The fear inside a human’s heart can never be hidden. The Tell Tale Heart, written by Edgar Allan Poe addresses how scared humanity was and how gruesome a human’s guilt could be by exposing the guilt inside of a human heart. Due to his very depressing life, Edgar Allan Poe committed suicide at the age of 40. Later on, he became one of the most famous American storywriter, editor, and poet. In his short life, he often wrote detective and horror stories in an abstractive and contradictive way, such as The Tell Tale Heart and The Raven. In this story, the main character felt guilty because he got mad and killed the old man. Moreover, the author emphasizes the theme, which is that the human heart cannot tolerant the duty of guilt, through out the use of characterization, mood and symbolism.
The narrator emphasized the theme of guilt by adding up an interesting characteristic to the main character as an insane “madman”, “ I think it was his eye! Yes, it was this! He had the eye of vulture-a pale blue eye, with a film over it.” (Poe 1) In this story, the madman expressed the emotion of angers by tell the reader that he isn’t mad, but in the reality of the story it was showed clearly that the madman could not stand for the vulture eyes from the old man’s tension. Therefore, at the end of the story old man got killed by the main character because madman thought the eyes represented the darkness of evil and started to staring at him overnight. Moreover,
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