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What Is The Mood Of The Tell Tale Heart

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Edgar Allan Poe had a very deep and sorrowful life as he grew up; many of his family member died from a disease known as tuberculosis, which made him very depressed throughout his life. Although he experienced sadness during livelihood, Edgar was very adept at using it to fuel his creativity in writing a dark theme in his stories. In the short story, “The Tell Tale Heart,” Edgar Allan Poe creates a horrendous, spine-tingling mood by using specific details, descriptive words, vivid imagery, and grim setting. To start with, Edgar Allan Poe uses specific details in “The Tell Tale Heart” to develop a scary mood. The narrator describes the moment when he crept into the old man’s bedroom waiting to kill him; the man with made a loud creak caused
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