The Fall of the House of Usher

What kind of mood and tone is set at the beginning of the story?

American Literature Composition

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The mood and tone are eery, stormy and mysterious. The narrator's arrival is accompanied by raging weather. The house at which he arrives is surrounded by a stagnant moat, its walls a vision of mold and decay.


The Fall of the House of Usher