Poe's Short Stories

Tell tale heart

Explain the IRONY in the story. what type of irony is present? Explain.

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The narrator's belief that he is sane is dramatic irony.

"I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How , then, am I mad?"

Situational irony can be found in the narrator's fear, for it is his fear that exposes his guilt.