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Summary Of Edgar Allen Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart

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In the excerpt, “from The Tell-Tale Heart”, Edgar Allen Poe creates the Disturbed and fearful character of an unnamed narrator through indirect characterization. Using the components of internal thoughts, actions/gestures/movements, and character motivation, Poe depicts a story about paranoia and reveals that sometimes, the harder you try to convince yourself you’re going to be fine, the more you are going to freak yourself out. This is shown as the narrator's panic builds as the story goes on. Throughout the story, the narrator is constantly talking to himself, trying to reassure that he is going to be fine. This is an example of internal thoughts. This indirect characterization helps build up the panic of the author and show how he feels
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