The victim was an old man with a filmy "vulture-eye", as the narrator calls it.The use of identifying himself as mad indicated the narrator was telling the story in first person, and the story was told from an unreliable point of view.I believe that Poe made the narrator unreliable in telling his story so that we could understand his madness. A short story, "The Telltale Heart", was written by Edgar Allan Poe, a strange man with a deranged mind. Poe uses the technique of repetition to stress and exaggerate the fact that the killer is nervous. Poe uses this noise technique to make the story full of horror. Poe has the murderer tell the story so the reader can know exactly what is happening. Poe used many techniques in his story, which made it a lot more interesting. A short story, "The Telltale Heart", was written by Edgar Allan Poe, a strange man with a deranged mind. Poe uses the technique of repetition to stress and exaggerate the fact that the killer is nervous. Poe uses this noise technique to make the story full of horror. Poe has the murderer tell the story so the reader can know exactly what is happening. Poe used many techniques in his story, which made it a lot more interesting. Wiggins 1 Summary A lonely man tries to ease his sorrow by reading books of the "forgotten sorrow-. Poe's explanation for using the bust of Pallas was because of the "sonorousness of the word, Pallas, itself" (Poe, 1850). Poe claims that the phrase "from out my heart," is used, in combination with the answer "Nevermore," to bring the narrator to the realization that he should not try to seek a moral in what has been previously narrated (Poe, 1850). It was important to Poe to make "The Raven" universally liked. Poe's short stories, The Tell-Tale Heart is a... Poe was born on January 19, 1809 to David and Elizabeth Poe, two traveling actors, in Boston, Massachusetts. Then, to make matters worse, when Poe returned to Richmond to visit his fiancée Elmira Royster, he learned that she engaged another man while Poe was gone, leaving Poe heartbroken. Elmira Royster Shelton, Poe's first fiancée, ended up being Poe's last love interest as well once he learned she had become a widow, and he tried to reunite with her. His fiancée Elmira and mother-in-law Maria were not even notified of his death, but instead learned... This relates directly to the short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe in the subject formation of the main character. In Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart", the main character appears to be in conflict with himself over whether he is mad or not. ") reminds the reader of a mad scientist's laughter. Poe associates the beating of the heart with the ticking of a clock; he says the old man listens, just as he has done with the death watches; and he emphasizing on how time slows down and almost stops as he sticks his head into the old man's room... In Edgar Allan Poe's short classic "The Tell-Tale Heart", Poe tells a macabre tale of a murder gone wrong. The two stories, especially "The Tell Tale Heart", clearly show Poe's belief in the "Next Life". Once again referring to Edgar Allan Poe, he was claimed to be insane. In "The Tell Tale Heart" the protagonist finds no guilt upon himself. The character in "The Tell Tale Heart" is shown to be a mad maniac. For centuries people have been deeply affected by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. This idea is clearly portrayed throughout the poem "The Raven" and short story "The Tell-Tale Heart". Just as in "The Raven", Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Tell-Tale Heart", is told in the first-person this time by the killer himself, who has obviously been locked up in a prison or in an insane asylum for his crime because of his detached ramblings. Guilt is a major theme in "The Tell-Tale Heart." ... "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Tell-Tale Heart" are two short stories written by Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe uses brilliant tactics, in "The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Tell-Tale Heart", to create his most commonly used theme, psychological terror. "The Tell-Tale Heart", one of Poe's most famous stories, was written in his earlier y... All we know form the narrator is that the story takes place in an old mans home that was most likely to be a wealthy home.Also we know that the old man had a glass eye, which in my perspective symbolized the narrator's insanity.Due to the ambiguity surrounding the identity of the story's narrator, the narrator's gender is uncertain.The old man with whom the narrator lives has a clouded, pale, blue "vulture-like" eye, which distresses the narrator so much that they plot to murder the old man, despite also insisting that they love the old man.