Edgar Allan Poe
How does Poe use the senses (particularly sight and sound) to demonstrate the narrator's madness in "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
The author of the “The Tell-Tale Heart” is Edgar Allan Poe. He is famous for writing the short stories with the sinister themes, violence and psychological precarious characters. In this short story, the protagonist is insane. Poe uses many situations to prove this. The narrator kills the old man who lives with him. He mentions, “Object there was none. Passion there was none. I loved the old man.” He agrees that he loves the old man. He gives the peculiar reason because he is disturbed by the old man’s eyes. Narrator has unnecessary fear. Even a small things makes him upset. The