The Fall of the House of Usher

What does this opening illustration suggest about the events that will take place in this story? [Predict]

The Fall Of The House Of Usher By Edgar Allan Poe.

There are 18 questions that we're suppose to do. They are on the sides of the pages. Reading Check, Critical Viewing, and Literary Analysis.

I know I should do this on my own but I didn't read the story and I need it by tomorrow. I'd love answers to the other questions too. :3 Anyone willing to help?

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"The Fall of the House of Usher" begins with one of Poe's most famous descriptions: "During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year . . . " The Narrator is describing his arrival on horseback at Roderick Usher's isolated abode one dreary evening. Immediately he feels an irrational fear upon viewing the huge, decrepit house. Among the mansion's singular features are windows which resemble eyes and a fissure in the stone zig-zagging its way through the facade.

As he does with so many of his short stories, Poe prefaces "The Fall of the House of Usher" with a relevant quoted passage: "Son coeur est un luth suspendu; Sitot qu'on le touche il resonne." From a poem by French lyric poet Pierre Jean de Beranger, the verse translates roughly as: "His heart is a hanging lute [an ancient stringed instrument]; Whenever one touches it, it resounds." Aside from the importance of stringed instruments in the tale--Roderick Usher can stand the sound of no other noises--the passage touches on one of the story's most important themes, mortality.