Asked by: Leonte Erdtelasked in category: General Last Updated: 11th June, 2020
Who is the narrator in the Tell Tale Heart?
Also question is, who is the narrator speaking to in the Tell Tale Heart?
In "The Tell-Tale Heart," the narrator is speaking directly to the reading audience. In the first line of the story, the narrator says, ". . .but why will you say that I am mad?" Here, the "you" directly addresses the reader.
One may also ask, what happens to the narrator in Tell Tale Heart? Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Tell-Tale Heart," is about a man (the narrator) who is very put off by the eye of the old man he lives with. The narrator flings himself upon the old man and murders him. After murdering the old man, the narrator places his body beneath the floorboards of their shared apartment.
Likewise, is the narrator in the Tell Tale Heart insane?
Poe's narrator in The Tell-Tale Heart' is a morally insane man, and Poe would have expected his readers to locate the symptoms of that condition in the language of his narration.
How would you describe the narrator in Tell Tale Heart?
One word to describe the narrator is "nervous." The narrator admits this in the first sentence. He even claims he is "diseased" but adds that his disease is not madness; rather, it is something that has made his senses more acute.