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Theme Of Darkness In The Tell Tale Heart

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Close the blinds and double check your door is locked at night, because Edgar Allan Poe is a psychotic madman. The short story, The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, is something of a horror flick and psychotic thriller. With nothing but darkness throughout the story; Poe makes excellent use of the environment in the theme. The main character is a delusional man who is tripping off of something, and has a particular liking to an old mans unique blue eye. So his overall goal is to plan out a murder over the course of a few days, He plays a great stealthy detective throughout the story, except the only concern is to get the unpredictable man some help. The creep reminds me of Gollum also known as the unappealing character that repeats "precious"
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