The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

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What was the sound which the murderer heared in "The Tell-Tale Heart"? I mean can we suppose that he forgot his watch near the corpse because of fear?

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Nice try, and full marks for creative thinking. However, there are a few problems that you need to be aware of with your line of reasoning. The first is the way in which that the only person who can hear this strange noise at the end of this grim and gruesome story is the narrator himself. The men who are with him and investigating the scream that was heard continue to "chat pleasantly" and smile in spite of the deafening sound that...

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