The point of view of Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Black Cat" is a central, first person narrator. It is also omniscient (knows everything) and subjective (speaks from his own criteria, experience, or context).
The salient traits of a 1st Person POV are the following:
- The narrator has first hand information of the problem of the story
- He or she is a character within the tale and refers to self in first person (I, me).
- May or may not be entirely trusted, as he or she is telling a story from a personal and subjective context.