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A point of view is a perspective from which a story is told from There are many ways of point of views we can choose to talk from We have first person were we would use I or we second person is you and which is the least common point of view and also there is third point of view where it can be limited or omniscient When a writer creates a story its a must that they think strategically to choose the point of view that will allow the reader to develop characters in the story In the short story written by Edgar Allan Poe the Tell-Tale Heart is written in first person which is the central narrator Poe writes The Tell Tale Heart from the perspective of the murderer of the old man When an author creates a situation where the central character tells his own account the overall impact of the story is heightened The narrator in this story adds to the overall effect of horror by continually stressing to the reader that he or she is not mad and tries to convince us of that fact by how carefully this brutal crime was planned and executed The point of view helps communicate that the theme is madness to the audience because from the beginning the narrator uses repetition onomatopoeias similes hyperboles metaphors and ironyThe setting is not stated where the narrator is located telling us the story of the old mans murder In the story the narrator just tells us everything that went down in an old random dark house which a few details were giving It states that the old man keeps his shutters tightly locked and the neighbors hear screams before the old man was murdered The cops were called and came to see In Poes The Tell-Tale Heart the reader can conclude based on the thoughts and remarks of the narrator that he is deranged and suffers from
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