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by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Fall of the House of Usher" was one of Edgar Allan Poe's first contributions to Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, of which he was an associate editor. The story was printed in 1839, a little over a year after "Ligeia," which Poe always considered his best tale. Both "Usher" and "Ligeia" belong…

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Posted By adrianna h #385089 at Sep 04, 2014 8:38 AM

why is the narrator in the usher mansion

The narrator is telling the story from inside the mansion

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Posted By nila m #380600 at Aug 07, 2014 4:31 AM

What did the friends do whenever Roderick felt the fear?

I'm having a hard time understanding the story so if you guys could fill me in that would be appreciated.

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Posted By nicholas s #352352 at Jan 07, 2014 10:55 AM

The narrator says that the atmosphere in the vault is so oppressive that?

1) they cannot leave Madeline there. 2) Roderick panics. 3) the torches almost go out. 4) they decide to place Madeline in her room.

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Posted By asma r #367987 at Apr 19, 2014 2:46 AM