The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

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Why does the narrator of "The Tell-Tale Heart" greet the old man so heartily every morning?

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The mentally deranged narrator initially decides to brutally murder the defenseless old man because he cannot stand looking at his "vulture" eye, which is pale blue and has a film over it. The unreliable narrator attempts to convince the audience of his sanity by describing how he planned...

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