This technique is used to get inside the main character's head and view his thoughts and are often exciting.
The narrator in the Tell-Tale Heart is telling the story on how he killed the old man while pleading his sanity.
Edgar Allan Poe frequently relies on the incremental repeat of totemic words for their heighteningconsequence.
( Ketterer 192 ) In Tell-Tale Heart he repeated the words nervous.
Could it be that what the storyteller is seeing is his ain immorality reflected in the old man’s bluish eyes?
This could be another possibility and another position of construing the symbol. the whipping bosom which the storyteller believes to be the old man’s bosom really symbolizes his ain bosom.
To quote a phrase from the first paragraph, "The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them.
Tell-Tale Heart revolves around lunacy and guilt uncovering the “dark side” of human nature. He had the oculus of a vulture –a picket blue oculus. and therefore rid myself of the oculus forever.” ( Poe 242 ) .
Tell-Tale Heart impresses the reader with a individual dark subject communicated utilizing every component of a short narrative like enunciation. Poe has ever been celebrated for his storyteller use and his typical usage of his narrator’s “nervousness” .
my blood ran cold ; and so by grades –very bit by bit –I made up my head to take the life of the old adult male.