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The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart

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Edgar Allan Poe

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Antagonist

Character Role Analysis

The Narrator

It's much more comfortable to place the narrator in this role than in the role of protagonist. It's easier to express condemnation of a murderer than to express compassion or pity. In any case, the narrator antagonizes the old man to death.


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