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How does the narrator murder the old man?

he suffocates the old man with a mattress.

100
When does the narrator kill the man? What night is it?
The narrator kills the man on the 8th night.
100

Why do you think the narrator finally admitted to his crime?

The noises he was hearing were driving him insane and he couldn't take it.

100

Where does the story take place? What is the setting?

The story takes place in the old man’s house, specifically in his bedroom. 

100

What is the climax of the story?

When the narrator kills the old man.

200
Why did the narrator confess his crime?
He confesses out of guilt.
200

How does the narrator kill the old man, and where does the narrator put the body when he is killed?

The narrator kills the old man, by putting the bedcovers on top of him. He then hides the body underneath floor boards.

200

Consider the noises the narrator was haunted by at the end of the story. What do you infer they could represent?

 The narrator's guilt.

200

What is the word for insane that is used in the story?

Mad

200

Who’s heartbeat was beating in the story?

It was the heart of the narrator.

300
How does the MAN change?
The man changes as his confidence lowers and his guilt takes him over at the end making him reveal himself.
300

Why does the narrator kill the old man?

Because he was bothered by the old mans eye and once he killed the old man the eye was also gone and the thing that bothered him was over.

300

What does the narrator try to convince the reader of?

The narrator tries to convince the reader he is not crazy.

300

What is one theme in the story?

Guilt.

Death.

Lying.

Fear.

Killing.

300

What sound on the eighth night causes the narrator to feel anxiety?

a heartbeat

400

What does the narrator want people to think about him?

That he suffers from anxiety, but he is not a madman. 

400

Why do you infer that the narrator greets the old man so heartily every morning?

Because the narrator doesn't want the old man to be suspicious. 
400

Synonym for Afraid.

Scared.

400

Which of the narrators senses does he say is most acute?

hearing

400

What worries the narrator the most about the sound he hears on the eighth night?

a neighbor will hear 

500

How many policeman were at the door,when they knocked?

3

500

What do we learn about the narrator when he asks the police officers to sit and rest in the same room where the body is hidden?

he is confident 

500

Final Jeopardy: What do you think the relationship is between the man and old man ? Justify your opinion.

500

Why does the narrator think the police officers don't hear the noise?

He thinks they are mocking him by pretending not to hear it.

500

What does the narrator do when he hears the anxiety-provoking sound as he's talking to the police?

He talks loudly and paces the floor heavily.

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