Edgar Allan Poe is an America writer of the short story, “The Fall of the House of Usher”. Many people have read his books and appreciated the work. His popularity increased after the release of the short story regarding the spit of the house of Usher. The story narrates an ideal story that coincides with the real life experiences in the society. Poe starts the story a little bit annoying, just telling about the regular visit of an unnamed narrator to the house of Usher. Regarding his arrival at the house of Usher, the narrator tells he started to feel an uncertain effect. He notes, “I felt that I breathed an atmosphere of sorrow” His friend Rodrick was ill. Rodrick suffered from hypersensitivity to light, taste sound and tactile sensations.
The most engaging part of the story is when the visitor starts to sing and narrate stories to cheer up Rodrick. Usually, in the current society, many people find different ways to console the suffering. The trilogy of sicknesses in the house of Usher finds Madeline the twin sister also sick. The melancholy lurks in reasserting itself on their senses. The narrator begins to feel uneasy. Immediately, he predicts her death. The character of the narrator unveils the danger in our thoughts. Our thoughts can conjure up horrors beyond the reality. As predicted by Rodrick, Madeline dies. The narrator helps Rodrick to entomb Madeline’s body in a vault. However, after a while, Madeline is reported full of life and with healthy chicks. The story of Poe remains popular because it expresses the reactions of the common people and the various approaches taken to help others.
Poe narrates real life stories in the community. Also, we learn how our responses in certain situations can affect the real event. The short story helps the reader to be keen when responding to some events. The prediction of Madeline’s death could have resulted in conflict in the house. We need to be cautious when reacting on affection occurrences.