The Fall Of The House Of Usher Romanticism Analysis

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“The Fall of the House of Usher;” From Gothic to Romantic In the literary piece, “The Fall of the House of Usher,” by Edgar Allen Poe, the American Romanticist author shows his gothic style to contribute to the overall theme of the tale give intriguing moods for the audience to experience. Poe uses several themes and symbols to add unique characteristics to make a typical fiction story into an epic Romanticist piece. “The fall of the House of Usher,” piece of literature can be viewed as a widely known piece of artwork for the unique characteristics that Poe was able to use, however he was always able to tie it into American Romanticism. The interior of the house may have also affected the overall mood reflected by the characters, since Kieth …show more content…
Edgar Allen Poe shows the comfort of being able to write in this gothic style yet, his conformity does not affect his overall splendid execution. This short story shows a great example of a gothic romanticism mainly due to the setting of where Ushers house was found, more since the House of Usher was located in a separated suburb away from the town and the people. The house was very isolated, adding effect to the gothic lifestyle that they lived on a daily basis with no joy or positivity anywhere near …show more content…
David A. Carpenter, analyzed this short story and recalls the important fact, “In other words, Roderick and Madeline Usher are the products and inheritors of an incestuous family lineage — one that has remained predominantly patrilineal, so that the name of the family always remained Usher.” (Carpenter, P.2). This quote of analysis is extremely important to their relationship, because if the had no other choice than to incest and intermarry between their own family, that means that the diseases and their short living family could have been consequences of those

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