what symbolizes the main characters guilt in "the black cat"

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in the story "the black cat", how does the main charater's guilt show through when he killed his cat?

-- Anonymous, October 31, 2000


After he kills the first cat he finds a second cat. This cat he is scared of and wants to kill it also, but he feels guilty and wont kill it because of the first cat he killed.

-- Anonymous, December 19, 2004

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