The moral of the story is don’t fear what you don’t understand.
The lesson the author wants us to learn from this story is what’s done in the dark, always come to light.
There is never a reason to commit a senseless crime.
All the above
"I had my head in, and was about to open the lantern, when my thumb slipped upon the tin fastening, and the old man sprang up in bed, crying out --"Who's there?"
"Villains!" I shrieked, "dissemble no more! I admit the deed! --tear up the planks! --here, here! --it is the beating of his hideous heart!"
"TRUE! -- nervous -- very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad?"
"But the beating grew louder, louder! I thought the heart must burst. And now a new anxiety seized me --the sound would be heard by a neighbor!"
The unknown man lurks around outside the bedroom of the old man.
The unknown man scares the old man by making a sound.
The unknown man kills the old man.
The unknown man dismembers the old man's body.
The unknown man dismembers the body of the old man.
The unknown man buries the old man's body beneath the floor boards.
He walks around arrogant in his mind convinced that he has gotten away with murder.
All of the above
This story is about a man that is driven to kill an old man due to a physical characteristic the old man has & the unknown man is afraid of & bothered by. The unknown man becomes arrogant about the murder he has committed and thinks he will get away with it until guilt haunts him and he confesses his crime.
This story is about a man that is driven to kill an old man due to a physical characteristic the old man has & the unknown man doesn't like it.
This story is about a man that kills an old man.
This story is about a coming of age for several young ladies who grew up together.
Both individuals attacked innocent victims.
Both individuals committed the crime for no apparent reason.
Both individuals committed a crime ended up caught.
Both a & c