The Tell Tale Heart Symbolism

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Troy Smith Hodges ELA:8-7 8-Nov-2016 Symbolism & Theme In the short-story “The Tell-Tale Heart” there are two symbols.The first symbol is the eye.The eye represents the narrator's madness.The second symbol is the heart.The heart represents the narrator’s guilt. The theme of this short-story is to contain yourself.The narrator’s disease is schizophrenia.The eye is related to the theme because the eye made the narrator kill the man.The heart is related to the theme because it represents the narrator’s guilt.This is how the two symbols relate to this short-story's theme.

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