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By Edgar Allan Poe ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) This is a famous short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in... The Tell-Tale Heart

By Edgar Allan Poe
ReadOasis Step 2
(Part 1)

This is a famous short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in 1843. The story is scary, and it may not be appropriate for young readers.

Illustration by Harry Clarke

It is true! I was very nervous, and still am! But why do you think that I am mad? The disease enhanced my senses. It did not destroy them.

Above all was the sense of hearing. I heard everything in heaven and earth. I heard many things in the underworld. How am I mad? Look...

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