Tell Tale Heart

Tell Tale Heart
by Edgar Allan Poe

Made by: Steije, Lars en Brit
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Tell Tale Heart
by Edgar Allan Poe

Made by: Steije, Lars en Brit

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With the use of the next slides we will be analysing Tell Tale Heart.
Have your short story, answers to the study questions and pen and paper ready
Ask questions whenever you feel like it

we are going to start with the study questions 

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Question 1

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who is the narrator and what does he say about his senses?

Slide 4 - Open question

Question 2

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How does the old man bothers the narrator?
He has a golden eye and the narrator wants to steal it.
The old man has an eye patch which irritates the narrator.
The man has one eye made of glass and which reflects the light.
the man has one eye which looks like a mirror when looking in it.

Slide 6 - Quiz

Question 3

Slide 7 - Slide

What does the narrator
do each night and why?

Slide 8 - Mind map

Question 4

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why doesn't the narrator just kill the man during the day when the eye is open?

Slide 10 - Open question

Question 5

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the narrator sneaks in to the old man's room. For how many night does he do this?

Slide 12 - Quiz

Question 6

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In what way has the narrator
murderd the old man?

Slide 14 - Mind map

Question 7

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Why does the narrator wait till the eight night to commit the murder? why is the eight night so significant?

Slide 16 - Open question

Question 8

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How is irony used in the steps the narrator took before he killed the old man

Slide 18 - Open question

Question 9

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Why does the narrator no longer fear being caught?
He is so confident about his crime that he thinks he cant be caught.
He has burried the corpse far away from the city they live in.
His plan worked out so good because he has been so thougtful about his crime.

Slide 20 - Quiz

Question 10

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What effect does the visit from
the police have on the narrator?

Slide 22 - Mind map

Question 11

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Why does the narrator confess?

Slide 24 - Open question

Question 12

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What is the theme
in this short story?

Slide 26 - Mind map

Question 13

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What is irony?

Slide 28 - Mind map

Question 14

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Why is the following quote ironic?
"His room was a black as pitch with thick darkness (for the shutters were close fastened through fear of robbers), and so I knew that he could not see the opening of the door, and I kept pushing it steadily, steadily."
(at the end of the first page)

Slide 30 - Open question

Cito Questions

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what is the narrators strongest sense? And what does it allow him to do?

Slide 32 - Open question

The two controlling symbols in the story are the eye and the heart. What might these two symbols represent?

Slide 33 - Open question

What argument does the narrator present as to why he is not insane?

Slide 34 - Open question

How does Poe create tension and suspense in the story?

Slide 35 - Open question

What does the title "Tell tale heart" mean?

Slide 36 - Open question

This was our lesson!

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Slide 38 - Open question