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The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell-Tale Heart: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. Who said, "It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night."? -> Narrator
2. What perplexed the narrator? -> Evil eye
3. Who are being described? "They heard! – they suspected! – they knew! – they were making a mockery of my horror!" -> Coroners
4. What "had convinced them"? -> Personality
5. What "had been heard by the neighbor"? -> Snore