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    Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” and Poe’s “A Tell-tale heart” both follow the first-person point of view, the authors have different effects in their stories. William Faulkner’s "A Rose for Emily” uses first person-point of view in the story. The story portrays the life of Emily, which is told through the eyes of the townspeople. The viewpoint of the townspeople is limited because they do not know about the actual events that occurred. While the story tells the view from what others say about Emily

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    the one is Tell Tale Heart and the other is The Black Cat. In the Black Cat the storyteller is controlled by the devil rum which thus makes him present horrible monstrosities upon his cat and his darling wife. The missing eye of the cat that frequently haunts the storyteller after he killed his cat is typical of the first rival to the storyteller. The more the storyteller is laid open to the apparition, the more he permits himself to be overwhelmed by franticness. In
The Tell Tale Heart the old man's

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    Tell Tale Heart

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    question the if this the possibility of this, but the man narrating the “Tell Tale Heart” surely believed that his complications made more sane. People think that he is a crazed elderly man, he knows this but he certainly does not think he is. He himself couldn’t even predict the madness that was about to fall in to him life by his own hand. Afterall, he did indeed love a man that he was responsible for his demise. “Tell Tale Heart” also boasts some pretty complicated and mind bending paradoxes as well

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    The Tell Tale Heart

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    idea that obsession leads to insanity is furthermore explored in Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell Tale Heart” in which the narrator becomes so enthralled with the eye of his old neighbor, that when he kills his neighbor in attempts to get rid of the eye, he cannot keep himself together and reveals to the authorities his secret, which in turn can be assumed to result in the narrator’s own death. In “The Tell Tale Heart,” Poe uses great symbolism and a distinct style to reveal that obsession ultimately leads

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    The Tell Tale Heart

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    In the “Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe, the narrator is extremely uncanny due to the reader’s inability to trust him. Right from the beggining the reader can tell that the narrator is crazy although the narrator does proclaim that he is sane. Since a person cannot trust a crazy person, the narrator himself is unreliable and therefore uncanny. Also as the story progress the narrator falls deeper and deeper into lunacy making him more and more unreliable, until the end of the story where the narrator

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    The Tell Tale Heart

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    “The Tell Tale Heart” is a story containing a conflict within the narrator. There is a mental conflict within the narrator himself who seems to be in a mentally unstable state. Through obvious clues and proclamations, Poe informs the reader to the mental state of the narrator, which is insanity. The insanity is described as an obsession with the old man’s eye, which eventually causes him to resort to violence. Even though he appears to be insane, and supposedly has freedom from guilt, his feeling

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    Tell Tale Heart

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    Tell Tale Heart "True!--nervous--very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses--not destroyed--not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heavens and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad?" "...Now this is the point. You fancy me mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me. You should have seen how wisely I proceeded--with what caution--with

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    “The Tell-Tale Heart”

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    “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe is a first-person narrative short story that features a disguised-cum-mysterious narrator. The narrator does not reveal any interest while proving his innocence regarding the murder of the old man. Moreover, he makes us believe that he is in full control of his mind but yet suffering from a disease that causes him over acuteness of the senses. As we go through the story, we can find his obsession in proving his sanity. The narrator lives with an old man, who

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    The Heart Tells a Tale

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    How can one prove that he is mentally stable? In Edgar Allen Poe’s short story “The Tell Tale Heart”, the narrator in the story explains how he was calm and sane the days before he rid himself of the vulture eye. “The Tell Tale Heart” is a story of an unnamed man who planned to kill the old man with the vulture eye. Night after night, the narrator would carefully make his way into the old man’s room to ensure he did not wake him, and look at the man’s vulture eye. On the eighth night, the narrator

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    Tell Tale Heart

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    In “Tell Tale Heart,” Edgar Allen Poe develops the plot and creates a mood through the use of metaphors, symbolism, imagery, and foreshadowing. The unique use of said literary devices enables the story to strongly entice the reader’s interest and spark high levels of curiosity. The vivid mental pieces of art are beautifully painted with metaphors, symbolism, and imagery, the tools mastered by the painter, Edgar Allen Poe. The initial analysis will be that of the old man’s eye. Mr. Poe uses very

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