What is the resolution in A Tell Tale Heart?

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What is the resolution in A Tell Tale Heart?

-- Anonymous, February 05, 2004


The resolution is sometimes there is no resolution. It was partially resolved by the man confessing that her killed the guy with the creepy eye. What problem that didn't resolved (and one that we don't know how it started) was the conflict between the two men.

-- Anonymous, February 06, 2004

The way I see it is that the man with the creepy eye was kinda like a heavy burden on the mans back. He was always there bugging him with that beating heart. Every time he heard that heart beat it drove him into this crazed mannor. Once he got rid of the burden it was still bugging him, it was always there to remind him of the bad deed that he had done. So I guess you can say that the resolution was that even though we may have things bugging us and even though we may get rid of them they will always come back to remind us of what happened.

-- Anonymous, February 10, 2004

i think the whole is resolved. because thing that got at the killer was the eye and the guilt. He gets rid of the eye, and then confesses to killing the man. there for thoese problems are sloved.

-- Anonymous, March 09, 2004

As far as a resolutions concerned i dont think there is one. the man will forever bear his guilt which he was trying top get rid of by confessing in the first place. NOt to mention, that even after he killed the guy, the heart beat tortured him still. the stories moralistic... dont murder, it will always haunt you!

-- Anonymous, November 02, 2004

I thought the beating heart was the sound of the clock striking at the hour, i don't know... that was my first notion but there isn't much clues to go with it. the narration started when the main character was already crazy, i don't know if there was even anything to resolve. i think the ending didn't give us much either

-- Anonymous, February 06, 2005

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