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A mansion of gloom with Gothic architecture. The hallways were dark and gloomy. There were somber tapestries on the wall. The house looks haunted.
It means that the ancestors of the House of Usher have all passed on in their order of death.
Yes. Both Poe and Roderick have a darkness in their eyes as if they are possessed by a demon.
1. Mrs. Bell 2. Ole Anderson on his bed 3. The Set back clock 4. Henry's Eating House
1. Henry's Eating House 2. Hirsch's Rooming House
Ole Anderson/Al/Max/George/Sam (the cook)/Nick Adams/Mrs.Bell
-depressing -uses many adjectives (EX: gloomy)
-covered with mold -bricks look like they're decaying -trees dying -crack running through it, but it's not falling apart
-He is a childhood friend who came because his friend called him. -The friend is ill.
Yes, in the end the house actually falls into the water in front of the house. It also refers to the fall of the Usher family.
The narrator describes discoloration, fungi, web-work on eaves, crumbling condition of individual stones, rotted woodwork and extensive decay.
He is afraid of fear itself and the future.