The Fall of the House of Usher

what does this portrayal of usher help the reader understand?

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I think the reader understands that Usher is a mirror of the house: they are both disintegrating. Mortality and the havoc of time is at play here. There is also some sinister underlying energy which permeates Usher and the house.