The Tell-Tale Heart Madness

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Madness is developed between both texts, “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “I Felt a Funeral, in my Brain” as the central idea. In “The Tell-Tale Heart” madness is shown by Poe not liking the old man’s eye. In “I Felt a Funeral, in my Brain” madness is shown when the girl is imaging a her own funeral because she is upset with how her life is going. In “The Tell-Tale Heart”, Poe is mad at this old man’s eye because he feels that it looks weird. “I loved the old man. He never wronged me. He had never given me insult. For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye!” (paragraph 2) This shows how the man was kind to him, Poe even loved the old man but still wanted nothing to do with him because he didn’t like the way his eye looked. “True! -- nervous
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