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The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell-Tale Heart: One Loud Organ True or False

1. Why does the narrator kill the old man? -> The old man's gross blue eye with filmy stuff
2. How many nights in a row does the narrator go into the old man's room? -> Seven, and each night he shines a lantern on the man.
3. What happens the night after? -> The narrator kills the old man.
4. Where does the narrator hide the body parts? -> Outside
5. What makes the narrator confess his crime? -> He hears a ticking from beneath the floorboards.