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.
There are three characters in the story:the unnamed narrator, Roderick Usher, and Madeline. You can check them all out below:
It means a quality or state of being similar to something
A striking similitude between the brother and sister now first arrested my attention; and Usher, divining, perhaps, my thoughts, murmured out some few words from which I learned that the...
The story is gothic; the mood is dark, somber, and mysterious. Poe creates this mood by describing the deterioration of the house as well as the bleak surroundings.