Roderick Usherâ??s fate is inextricably intertwined with that of his sister, Madeline, and that of their estate. As one falls, so do they all. â??The Fall of the House of Usherâ? is considered Edgar Allan Poeâ??s greatest work, and a masterpiece of Gothic horror.
A pioneer of the short story genre, Poeâ??s stories typically captured themes of the macabre and included elements of the mysterious. His better-known stories include â??The Fall of the House of Usherâ?, â??The Pit and the Pendulumâ?, â??The Murders in the Rue Morgueâ?, â??The Masque of the Red Deathâ? and â??The Tell-Tale Heartâ?.
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