The Question and Answer section for Poe’s Short Stories is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Which story are you referring to?
She huddled in the corner, clutching her tattered blanket and shaking convulsively, as she feverishly searched the room for the unknown dangers that awaited her. What is the tone, context clues, and mood in this sentence?
Clues/ context- "clutching her tattered blanket and shaking convulsively"
"feverishly", "unknown dangers".
The tragedy is that what was left of the usher family was rotting like the house they lived in. It's difficult to call this a love story. Roderick had a rather twisted relationship with his sister that Poe implies was incestuous.