A view of madness
Edgar Allan Poe is known to be among the greatest writers of all-time in horror literature. One of his most popular story is the twisted The Fall of the House of Usher. Roderick and his twin sister Madeline are the last of all-time honoured "House of Usher". They are both suffering from a strange illness that seemed to be spread in the family. Being ill himself and depressed by his sister's
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to establish links and to solve that madness. Moreover, the use of that point of view takes the reader into the sick mind of Roderick Usher, which is more and more terrifying as we fall deeper into it. That way, we're able to fallow his deteriorating mental health. It sets a principle that the imagination must not come over reality. If it's the case, the human nature will give up at the hands of madness.