Tone And Structure Of The Tell-Tale Heart By Edgar Allan Poe

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Leona Percival Rejean Wolski Bull AP Lit. and Comp. Feb 1, 2023 The Tell-Tale Heart In the short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe, we read through the unnamed narrators recollection of the night he murdered an old man and turned himself into the police. Throughout the story the narrator continuously attempts to convince the reader that theyre not crazy but lashes out and expresses insane ideas. The narrator acts upon these ideas anyways. Throught the use of tone and structure the author shows the complexity of the narrator in the story. The author introduces the narrator through a one on one conversation with the reader, where the narrator tells the reader of their paranoia, explaing that the narrator isnt crazy and to prove

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