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In "The Black Cat", what did the second cat (with the patch on his neck)...
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The white mark on the second cat takes the shape of the gallows and reminds the narrator of the hanging of the first cat. The gallows is the place where a person is executed by hanging. The narrator actually hung the cat, which he had mutilated by gouging out one eye, from a tree. Being reminded of this perverse act stings his conscience, he begins to be paranoid about the second cat. He believes it is tormenting him.
Posted by cybil on November 13, 2008 at 4:14 AM (Answer #1)
The white patch on the 2nd cats neck reminded the narrator of a rode that he used to hang Pluto (the first cat) with.
Posted by lesli93 on November 14, 2008 at 1:33 AM (Answer #2)
the pach on the 2nd cat reminds him of the frist cat on he killed him
Posted by nikki210 on November 17, 2008 at 1:40 AM (Answer #3)
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