I have to get it out there–“The Tell-Tale Heart” isn’t about guilt.

You'll see it everywhere--on Enotes, PinkMonkey, Quizlet--that Edgar Allan Poe's story, "The Tell-Tale Heart," is about guilt. How could it not be? The narrator committed a horrendous crime and he confessed; he must feel guilty! After much discussion with my counterpart, I've come to the conclusion that it's not guilt at all, but ego. Let's … Continue reading I have to get it out there–“The Tell-Tale Heart” isn’t about guilt.