The Tell Tale Heart And The Black Cat Analysis

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The stories “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Black Cat,” that are written by Edgar Allen
Poe, share the same craft, mood, and action concepts. “The Tell-Tale Heart,” deals with a caretaker of an old man. The caretaker does not like an eye that the old man has. He stalks him for several nights until he kills him. He is overcome with guilt and confesses. “The Black Cat,” is a man who loves a cat. The man doesn’t like what the cat did to him so he takes his eye out. He feels bad and hangs the cat to give him mercy. A new cat appears with a eye missing and the man is overcome with guilt and tries to kill the cat but kills his wife. He buries the wife in the wall with the cat. Edgar Allen Poe stories both have murder. They also have a twisted character
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For example, in “The Tell-Tale Heart,” it says, “Yes, he was stone, stone dead.” and in “The Black Cat,” it says, “I withdrew my arm from her grasp and buried the axe in her brain. She fell dead upon the spot, without a groan.” These both have the characters’ murder someone that they loved. Also, in both stories they hide the bodies. For instance, in “The Black Cat,” it says, “Moreover, in one of the walls was a projection, caused by a false chimney, or fireplace, that had been filled up, and made to resemble the rest of the cellar.” and in “The Tell-Tale Heart,” it says, “… then took up three planks from the flooring of the chamber, and deposited all between the scantlings.” The mad men tried to hide the bodies of the people that they killed. Finally, they both confess to the murder. For example, in “The Tell-Tale Heart,” it says, “"Villains!" I shrieked, "dissemble no more! I admit the deed! --tear up the planks! --here, here! --it is the beating of his hideous heart!"” and in “The Black Cat” it says, “I had walled the monster up within the tomb!” The mad men both confess to the murder that they commented. The stories “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat” that are written by Edgar Allen Poe, share the same craft, mood, and action…show more content…
These qualities are shown in the stories. In, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” has hyphens to add suspense, the madness in the caretaker to make the story eerie, and murder. “The Black Cat,” has hyphens to add suspense, the madness in the husband to make the story eerie, and murder. These concepts are similar. The stories “The Black Cat,” and “The Tell-Tale Heart,” written by Edgar Allen Poe, have remarkable similar concepts of hyphens, eerie, and
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