Tell tale heart is very beautiful short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. It is very impressive short story shows some horror and terror show his diseased mind of his psychology. He only dislikes the old man only due to his vulture eye. So here eye is the symbol of his evil and anger, made him ready to kill the old man.
The character of the “The Tell-Tale Heart” is a traditional example of Poe’s untrustworthy narrator, a man who cannot be reliable to tell the purpose fact of what is happening. His unreliability becomes instantly obvious in the first paragraph of the story, when he demands on his quality of ideas and acknowledgements of any signs of madness to his anxiety and over-sensitivity, particularly in listening. However, as soon as he completes his announcement of peace of mind, he provides a consideration that has a series of obvious sensible gaps that can only be described by madness. In his short stories, Poe often desired to catch the mind-set of psychotic characters, and the narrator of this story displays steps of thinking that more look like the thinking of goals than they do the ideas of a regular person.
The narrator’s psychological uncertainty provides an obvious counterarguments to his statements of good verdict. In almost no situations does he react in the way that one would anticipate. He is so worried by the old man’s vulture-like eye that his loathing triumphs over his really like for the man, major him to premeditate a killing. Later, when he lastly is successful in killing the old man, he becomes favorably pleasant, sensation that he has achieved his goal smartly and with the rationality that he associates with peace of mind. However, the not aware actions of the cops show that the narrator has become unacquainted with his actions and his behavior. Because, he cannot support the range between fact, his inner ideas and feelings, he mistakes his psychological frustration for real agitation and misinterprets the simple gossip of the cops for malevolence. Nevertheless, he thinks the time that he has properly and rationally ,considered all the activities of the story, indicating that in Poe’s ideas, the key to irrationality is the perception in one’s rationality.
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