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One example of a simile in "The Tell-Tale Heart" is: His room was as black as pitch. A high school assignment asking you to find and critically analyze similes in a story is intended to help you learn to read stories closely, to appreciate how stylistic devices enhance the effects stories have, and to learn how to identify common figures of speech.What is the summary of the Tell Tale Heart?
The Tell-Tale Heart. "The Tell-Tale Heart" is widely considered a classic of the Gothic fiction genre and is one of Poe's most famous short stories. The specific motivation for murder (aside from the narrator's dislike of the old man's eye), the relationship between narrator and old man, the gender of the narrator and other details are left unclear.What are some metaphors in Tell Tale Heart?
“he was stone dead” “his eye resembled that of a vultures eye” The heart pounding in the man's head is a metaphor for guilt. There are multiple metaphors in A Tell Tale Heart. The Heart The heart keeps beating after the old man is suffocated, dismembered and then shoved under some floor boards.What are the characters in the Tell Tale Heart?
In the Tell Tale Heart the main character, the narrator, has a problem with an old man, the antagonist, whom he is living with. The odd thing is that the problem has nothing to do with old man, how he acts, or even his attitude towards the narrator.