The Question and Answer section for The Fall of the House of Usher is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The ultimate cause of the "Fall of the House" is the almost invisible crack in the structure. This crack is also a metaphor for the disturbed psyche of Roderick and his sister Madeline.
The setting of the story is dark and gloomy..... the landscape is dreary, as is the house of Usher.
DURING the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, had been...
What cause the narrator begins to read to usher in order to relieve nervousness