The Narrators In The Tell Tale Heart And The Black Cat

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The narrators of “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat” were insane for many reasons. One reason is that in both stories the narrator is annoyed with something and decides to just kill the person/cat. This shows insanity. In the story “The Tell Tale Heart” the narrator is very annoyed by this one man. He goes to the man’s house every night and watches him determining how to kill him because the man’s eye annoys the narrator. One night the man hears the narrator moving and wakes up. The man’s heart is beating so much and so loud that the narrator decides that he is going to kill the man. After he kills the man the police come over to the house and say that the neighbor heard some noises. The police stay there at the house with the narrator and talk for a while. The narrator becomes so stressed he hears his own heart beating and thinks it is the heart of the man that he killed. The sound keeps getting louder and louder and louder until it gets so loud the narrator can't take it anymore. He then tells the police officers about the man that he killed because he thought he heard the other man’s heart but really it was his own.
In the story “The Black Cat” the narrator has a love for animals. There is this black cat that he loves named Pluto. One day the narrator comes home drunk and angry. He calls for Pluto and at first Pluto doesn’t come. Once Pluto comes the narrator is angry and drunk and scoops one of Pluto’s eyes out with a knife. The narrator is drunk again a few days
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