Poe, Edgar Allan: The tell-tale heart

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The Tell-Tale Heart 1) Write a brief summary of the story In The Tell-Tale Heart, the narrator confesses to a murder he has committed. He tells about how he felt compelled to kill the old man living with him because of the man´s evil eye. After watching the man in his bedroom for seven nights in a row, he finally kills him, cuts the body into pieces, and hides them under the planks of the floor. When the police arrives the next morning to inquire about a scream heard by neighbors during the night, the narrator is very confident that the police will not find out about the murder. However, the longer the police stay at his house, the more unsure he becomes. He imagines he can still hear the old man´s heart beating under the floor planks, and he finally confesses to the murder because the ...

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