In "The Black Cat" what earlier mention of violence foreshadows what the narrator does to his wife?
I am assuming that you are referring Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Black Cat." The narrator explains that before his drinking problem, he had been a very nice man, amiable, with a fond love for animals. However, his drinking effected a pretty drastic change upon him; he became irritable and violent, lashing out at his pets, and even beating his wife. Any one of those acts might be a foreshadowing to the brutal murder that he later commits. One particular incident is when his black cat, Pluto, bites him as he grabs him violently. The narrator becomes incensed with rage, and without thinking,
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