Edgar Allan Poe "The Tell-Tale Heart"

Edgar Allan Poe "The Tell-Tale Heart"

Edgar Allan Poe "The Tell-Tale Heart"

 

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1843. It is about an unnamed narrator who murder an old man. Why does the narrator murder an old man? The specific motivation for murder is the relationship between narrator and old man and the filmy "vulture-eye", as the narrator calls it...

 

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