Rising action is the development of conflict. One night when a storm was passing by Usher comes into the narrator's room scared of what's going on. Fog and lighting were surrounding the house. Weird sounds could be heard coming from under the house.
Is he ok? I probably should call for help.
Look at those clouds!
"...and out of nowhere everything becomes happy again..."
Strange noises start to be heard in the house. Usher comes to the narrator's bed terrified of whats going on.
The climax is the point where conflict cannot continue. Madeline comes busting through the door covered in blood. Usher is scared to death, he immediately passes out and dies next to his sister.
How dare you bury me alive.
Ahh! Madeline I thought you died!
Usher looks out the window at a terrifying atmosphere. Fog was surrounding only the house and more noises were being heard.
This place is insane. This is freaking me out.
To calm Usher, the narrator begins to read to him. As he reads the book's sounds within the story begin to be heard below the house. Usher then begins to freak out. He tells the narrator that they buried Madeline alive.
The outcome is the narrator runs out of the house and away from the madness. The significance of the story is that there are consequences to our madness.
The door flies open to the room and standing there is Madeline, covered in blood. She is furious over Usher for bury her alive.
Madeline throws herself at Usher, who falls to the floor with violence due to shock and fear. After violent agony, Usher dies along with his sister.
The narrator flees the house. outside he watches the House of Usher crack and sink into the dark, dank pool that lies in front of it.