Edgar Allen Poe's The Fall Of The House Of Usher

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During Edgar Allen Poe’s life-time he expressed gothic tendencies and his strong telling in The Fall of the House of Usher. The suspense of the book gives an eerie feeling to readers. Even though the narrator in the story might be scared along with the readers, the narrative gives off an understanding that everything is delirious and strange in ways. Throughout the short story, the narrator interferes with grotesque characters, bizarre situations, and violent events. Imagery has a well-known effect throughout the story, it shows you how it happens through words. The cool, dark, & gloomy, autumn breeze night occurs, with the evening dew on the overgrown grassy plants gives our narrator and the reader an eerie feeling that is unbearable to escape. Riding up to his “old friends” mansion he notice different things that sets the mood from bad to worse, with the decayed trees with white trunks, along with the rank sedges, sends an utter depression to the narrator. Once he reaches the house, the scent is …show more content…

Mr. Usher and Roderick travel down to the abandoned basement they both realize the beating and banging is coming from Lady Madeline’s coffin. They slowly make their way to the coffin. “There did stand the lofty and enshrouded figure of Lady Madeline of Usher” (422). At a glance Madam Usher jumps out at her ill brother, killing him on sight. The narrator, terrified as can be darted out of the erie chamber, through the rooms of the mansion, he fled outside with the fiercely storm upon him. Looking back at the worn down castle he notice the fissure against the house starts increasing in size and length, from the top of the house to the bottom in a zigzag direction. Seconds after the Usher residents’ splits and sinks into the tarn below, leaving fallen

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