The Tell Tale Heart And The Raven Analysis

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Edgar Allan Poe has quite a few similarities in the short story “The Tell Tale Heart” and the poem “The Raven”. First off both are dark mysterious stories like the man himself. Both works of art use acute senses and are thrilling to grab your attention from the moment you start reading. To start off hearing is a key factor that Poe uses to create the sense of danger. “The Raven” had mentioned “faint tapping while sleeping” this indicates a slight suspicion and danger may be lurking. “The Tell Tale Heart” had said “hear heaven, earth, and hell” again indicating suspicion. Next the Narrator was slightly bothered to hear what comes next. “The Tell Tale Heart” had mentioned “Old man’s eye, heartbeat” this has a disturbing effect and he can no

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