Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Tell-Tale Heart

  • Edgar Allan Poe—A tormented literary genius

    Donna OlsonWhitelaw, Alberta A man attempts to hide from his sins and ultimately from himself. A murderer takes an old man’s life and hides the body under the floorboards. But he cannot silence his guilt, so he keeps on hearing the dead man’s heart in his room. This story is “The Tell-Tale Heart,” written by…