The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher

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  • This is one big and scary house
  • The Exposition is Roderick Usher is inviting his friend the narrator to stay with him because he is really sick and has no other friends to take care of him.
  • You don't look so good. I can barely recognize you.
  • The conflict is that Mr. Usher is on his last leg basically about to die and he has no one to take care of him within his enormous house so he contacts his only friend left the narrator to take care of him.
  • Thank you for coming to take care of me.
  • The rising action was when Lady Madeline passed out and the narrator and Mr. Usher thought she was dead and buried her alive.
  • I'm finally free!
  • The climax was when Lady Madeline broke free from her coffin and struggled up the stairs to find her twin brother.
  • Don't hurt me!
  • The falling action was when Madeline found her brother and at the sight of his sister he died of astoundment causing the narrorator to flee.
  • AHHH! I must get out of here!
  • The resolution to the conflict was right after the narrator fled the mansion, it collapsed because of a crack in the support and wiped out the last of the Ushers.
  • Got out of there in the nick of time...
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