Overall effect

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In both "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Raven" Poe strives to produce a single overall effect to his readers. What is that effect and how does he accomplish his task?

-- Anonymous, February 20, 2002


A mind rapidly excited and degerating into fated despair and horror links together the mind, environment, the happenings and this state of mind into one crushing, hopeless, cataclysmic descent. Aieeee!!!

-- Anonymous, February 21, 2002

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