The Tell-Tale Heart

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An astounding example of a horror story is, “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe. One of the crucial components in a horror narrative is terror! Edgar Allen Poe is famous for his tales and poems of horror and mystery. The whole point of a horror story is to fill the mind of the reader with nothing but terror, and this is done in paragraph eight when the narrator is arranging to go in for the kill, “All in vain; because death, in approaching him had stalked with his black shadow before him, and enveloped the victim.” Another, key element that is vital in a horror story is none other then psychologically imbalanced characters. Without having characters with different perspectives, there won't be a clear passage to the conflict. In the story

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