The Tell-Tale Heart

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1843. The narrator, the murderer, tells the story of when he murdered an old man with a "vulture eye", and insists that he is not insane. By the end of the story, the narrator confesses to the police of his crime due to strange sounds he hears that he believes is the heart of the murdered old man from under the floorboards. This category regards the story and any questions that its readers might have about it.