The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

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What is the main conclusion of The Tell-Tale Heart?

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In the conclusion of the short story 'The Tell-Tale Heart ' by Edgar Allen Poe, the murderer/narrator totally loses it - and gives the game away all by himself. Having murdered and dismembered the old man and disposed of all traces of him under the floorboards, he goes through all the painstaking interviews, questions and enquiries of the interrogating detectives without a hitch. As Poe builds the suspense and tension to fever pitch, the narrator does not think he can bear a minute more of keeping up appearances and imagines the victim's heart giving the game away under...

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