The Physiognomical Meaning Of Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell Tale Heart

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In his essay "On the Nature of Man", Lavater expounds his opinion that " an intimate correlation exist[s] between man's spiritual internal essence and his physical constituent parts" (Lavater 98). …show more content…
That definitely leads to more anxiety, tension and psychological illness. "The Physiognomical meaning of Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart'" announces that a healthy soul must find a harmony in the human being as "animal, moral being and intellectual one" (Pitcher 231). However, the second and third aspects are the ones we are interested in for discussing Edgar's story. The moral being resides in the heart while the …show more content…
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