The Fall of the House of Usher

How is this passage effective at conveying Roderick's madness?

Long long long many minutes, many hours many days have I heard it yet I dared not oh kitty me miserable wretch that I am ! I dare not I dared not speak!

The fall of the house of usher,"

by Edgar Allan poe

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The quote has a rambling almost incoherent urgency to it. It clearly represents someone in mental crises.