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Fall of The House of Usher
Updated: 9/3/2020
Fall of The House of Usher
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  • This house is all run down and has cracks.
  • Help me. This house is going to destroy me and it makes me feel like my mind is going to be filled with craziness.
  • I am now alone. This is it.
  • I don't know. She still has color to her face.
  • Exposition: Characters: Rodrick Usher, The narrator, and Madeline Usher
  • What is all the ruckus? What is Rodrick saying to himself?
  • I hear you. I have heard you for a long time. But i can't say a word because he will think i'm mad.
  • Conflict: Usher is both physically and mentally ill
  • Rising Action: Rodrick's sister Madeline is found dead from her paralytic disease and Rodrick puts her in a tomb under the house.
  • Rising Action: Both of them are woken up by a heavy storm, strange noises and the narrator tries to calm a crazy Rodrick with a story before he loses it, but hears the sound he hears throughout the book.
  • Climax: Rodrick reveals that they've been hearing Madeline trying to escape the tomb, believing they buried her alive. Then Madeline comes through the door covered in blood.
  • Falling Action: Madeline leans toward Rodrick, but either dies because of her wombs or her disease. The sight of seeing his dead sister that he buried alive causes Rodrick to die of fear.
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