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Plot in The Tell-Tale Heart

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The Tell-Tale Heart


"you ..."   (The Tell-Tale Heart)

The "you" to whom he speaks is unclear. While "you" could refer to the audience of this story, this "you" has supposedly accused the narrator of madness. This suggests that the story begins in the middle of some other action that occurred before the story began, which the audience has not witnessed.

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