Describe Roderick usher- his appearance , his weakness, his attitudes
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"A cadaverousness of complexion; an eye large, liquid, and luminous beyond
comparison; lips somewhat thin and very pallid but of a surpassingly beautiful curve; a nose of a delicate Hebrew model, but with a breadth of nostril unusual in similar
formations; a finely moulded chin, speaking, in its want of prominence, of a want of moral energy; hair of a more than web-like softness and tenuity;—these features, with an inordinate expansion above the regions of the temple, made up altogether a countenance not easily to be forgotten."
"The now ghastly pallor of the skin, and the now miraculous lustre of the eye, above all things startled and even awed me. The silken hair, too, had been suffered to grow all unheeded, and as, in its wild gossamer texture, it floated rather than fell about the face, I could not, even with effort, connect its Arabesque expression with any idea of simple humanity."
"In the manner of my friend I was at once struck with an incoherence—an inconsistency; and I soon found this to arise from a series of feeble and futile struggles to overcome an habitual trepidancy—an excessive nervous agitation."
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Narrator was going to visit a childhoodfriend named Roderick Usher. Usher was dying of a deadly disease that made him sensitive to certain lighting as well as specific fabrics and music that does not come from stringed instruments. The way the narrator describes him makes the reader feel like roderick may be bipolar or suffer from other mental illnesses due to him being in his house all day everyday.