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The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell-Tale Heart: What if the Liver Had Been Noisy? True or False

1. What makes this story gothic? -> Lots and lots of anxiety; murder and maybe some mayhem
2. The end of "The Tell-Tale Heart" -> Takes place before the beginning
3. What do we know about the setting? -> There is a house
4. That the neighbor's scream is taken seriously shows -> The scream was a big deal on this block
5. How could you describe the old man? -> With it