The Tell Tale Heart And The Black Cat By Edgar Allan Poe Essay

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Deadly Sins of a Heartbeat and a Cat People always think of murder being something that happens out in the open, and isn’t planned but that is not always the case. It always happens that they think that murder is a justification of getting revenge or picking someone at random, but that too is also wrong. Murder doesn’t have to be planned and it doesn’t need to be out in the open to be considered a crime. In “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat”, Edgar Allan Poe describes this case very well. These two short stories help readers understand that not everything has to be planned accordingly or done in public. The guilt starts to rise, and soon it is discovered how both narrators in both stories start to lose their sanity. “The Tell-Tale Heart” is based on how the narrator committed silent murder, and tries to stay quiet but the guilt eats him alive and he confesses in the end. It starts off by the narrator trying to redeem himself pure, and not insane on any part. In this case, the murder was planned accordingly and had lots of time in between to think about what was being done. This shows that the narrator had no sign of remorse in him. The narrator lived with an old man whom he showed no sign of rage or fury towards to. He goes on to state the old man had never done him wrong or insulted him in any way. The idea of wanting to get rid of the old man came because he felt uncomfortable with the old man’s eye. Poe states, “For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his…

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