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  1. “The Tell-Tale Heart”  by Edgar Allan Poe
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  4. 1. From what point of view is Poe’s story told?  Why is this point of view particularly effective for “The Tell-Tale Heart”?
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  6. 2. Point to details in the story that identify its speaker as an unreliable narrator.
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  9. 3. What do we know about the old man in the story?  What motivates the narrator to kill him?
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  11. 4. In spite of all his precautions, the narrator does not commit the perfect crime.  What trips him up?
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  14. 5. How do you account for the police officers’ chatting calmly with the murderer instead of reacting to the sound that sirs the murderer into a frenzy?
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