2- foreshadowed by something negative

the narrator foreshadowed something negative by saying early in the text “I heard sounds from heaven; I heard sounds from hell” this tells us that there is a dark side to him and that he may end up doing something bad as hell foreshadows the idea of sins and negative stuff.The narrator also says “there was no reason for what i did” this foreshadows to us that he does something and that it is inhumane because people generally have a reason behind their actions an the fact that

 

The novel the Tell Tale heart by Allan Poe uses a narrator as a gothic protaginist by having contrasting qualities to their character, foreshadowing negative events and is secretive and has an air of mystery.Allan Poe uses contrasting qualities to portray the narrator as a gothic protagonist by saying “thoughtless and mindful” when someone is thoughtless they do not process or think of repercussions of their actions, in the story, the character referred to himself as a madman which can explain why he doesn’t think he just does.However, he is also described as mind full contradicting the fact that he is thoughtless until the moment in the story where he kills the man because he sees the eye but afterwards he hides his traces so well. The narrator foreshadowed something negative by saying early in the text “I heard sounds from heaven; I heard sounds from hell” this tells us that there is a dark side to him and that he may end up doing something bad as hell foreshadows the idea of sins and also the idea of death because heaven and hell are both places people supposedly go after death.The narrator also says “there was no reason for what I did” this foreshadows to us that he does something and that it is inhumane because people generally have a reason behind their actions and the fact that they didn’t implies they have done something bad and not thought it through.aswell as the first two methods the narrator also creates an air of mystery around the character, we do not know the gender or any of its background.

 

 

 

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