the use of fear in the Fall of the House of Usher : LUSENET : The Work of Edgar Allan Poe : One Thread

How does poe develope fear as a single effect in The Fall of the House of Usher.

-- Anonymous, November 20, 2000


Poe uses the narrator. In the beginning Poe starts "During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in Autumn of the year,..." This is leading the reader to a feeling of utter hopelessness. Poe uses the narrator by having him describe the setting. The narrator is the key. He sets the mood and tone. If you need me to specify anything just email me...

-- Anonymous, November 27, 2000

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