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    in. It sets the tone and mood for readers to feel as they read. Two short stories that have similar plots, but are from different genres are “The Fall of the House of Usher” and “House Taken Over.” “The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe seeks to evoke a gothic mood from the description of the house to leave readers in suspense, while “House Taken Over” by Julio Cortazar focuses on a lighter, realistic view of everyday life. Gothic Literature is a literary device that originated in England

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    example of this is in the “The Fall of The House of Usher” by Edgar Allen Poe “[The narrator describes Madeline’s coming back from the dead and how Usher reacted] with a low moaning cry, fell heavily inward upon the person of her brother, and in her violent and now final death agonies, bore him to the floor a corpse and a victim to the terrors he anticipated” (30). This shows how fear can be consequential to someone's emotional point of view to the point in which Usher went insane and ultimately died

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    “The Fall Of The House Of Usher:” The Mysterious Family In the story “ The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe, has an American romanticism with its characters. Edgar Allan Poe is considered a Dark Romanticism because of the way he writes his poems and short stories centered around the concept of evil human nature, darkness, and death. Roderick and Madeline Usher were said to be related during the middle of the story; they were twins. It explained how they were sick, Roderick had a mental

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    the story “ The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe, has american romanticism with the characters. Edgar Allan Poe is considered a Dark Romanticism because of his poems and short stories centered around the ideas of evil human nature, darkness, and death. Roderick Usher and Madeline were that kind of person in this story; they were twins. There were sick; Roderick had mental disorder and physically and Madeline was physically sick. As the narrator enters the desolate house, he finds both

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    to the appearance of the house. He uses a couple of things to try and make you feel negatively about this place. He used words and phrases such as: “insufferable gloom,” “vacant,” “black and lurid,” and the “rank sedges” were mentioned too. These are obviously there to give a sort of a bad connotation, or bad karma, to the house. He speaks of how the house has a “wild inconsistency” and how each individual stone is starting to decay and fall apart. Suggesting that the house has many problems, all problems

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    “The Fall of the House of Usher” has been noted as one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous short stories. The story begins when the narrator arrives at the house of his friend, Roderick Usher. Roderick is ill and has been living his life deeply reclusive. His sister Madeline suffers from a sensory disorder and is considered to be dead. The narrator attempts to comfort Roderick and alleviate his melancholy by reading a story that appears to foreshadow later events. In this story, Poe provides his audience

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    Romanticism/Transcendentalism Essay Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher,” Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Minister’s Black Veil,” and William Cullen Bryant’s “Thanatopsis” illustrate several Romantic and Transcendentalist (and anti-Transcendentalist) traits. All of these authors are regarded as very important and influential Romantic writers. Their works are renowned all across the entire world. “The Fall of the House of Usher” is a Gothic short story written by Edgar Allen Poe, which focuses

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    narrative style of ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ seems to lack consistent symbolism, and can be understood as a convention of the gothic genre. Macabre texts often employ unreliable narrators to convey readers down circuitous paths littered with false steps and red herrings, in order to postpone, and perhaps even prevent, arrival at singular interpretations of stories. In ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’, the narrator suddenly and ambiguously reveals facts about the house and its inhabitants, and

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    (Stovall 417). Poe 's poems and short stories can be analyzed in serval different perspectives. Take such as, Poe 's "The Fall of the House of the Usher" can be interpreted for most people as a story about a bizarre relationship between sister and brother. The story appears to just be about a family that only marries within the

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    Fall Of The House Usher

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    The Fall of the House starts out using a narrow rational point of view from Edgar Allen Poe to illustrate the eccentric, grotesque and dark effects of the house the appearance of it and also the impact it had on the character within the house such as Roderick, Madeline and twins sister. Poe’s effective use of personification, foreshadowing, symbolism, and doubling create a morbid tale leading to, the fall of (the house of) Usher and its what ultimately set the tone for gothic elements in

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