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Ending in "The Tell-Tale Heart"

Summary: The ending in Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" shocks the reader into believing that the narrator will commit murder. However, a closer examination of the ending reveals more information to lead one to believe the narrator will not be able to get away with committing such a crime.
Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe has an ending in which will satisfy and shock the reader. Although the ending is shocking, there is also many small parts of information that points us to the fact that the narrator is not nearly clever enough to pull such a terrible deed . In my essay I aim to show you that the ending is not as shocking as you'd suspect and that if you read carefully you would know that in the end he was going to confess. I'll also give you quotes that could lead you to believe that the narrator will not be found out.

In the first paragraph we are given our fist clue in what the ending could result in. The quote given below shows that the narrator would not be able to get away with the crime of killing the old man.

"I heard...

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