The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe: The Role of the Narrator

The role of the narrator is usually considerable and crucial for any literary work and reader’s perception of the content. With the help of the narrator, the reader gets a wonderful opportunity to become involved into the events, to evaluate the conditions from the narrator’s perspective, and to realize why the idea of the story […]

The Theme of Love: “The Two Kinds,” “The fall of the house of usher,” and “Hill Like White Elephants.”

The Theme of Love There is love in the three short stories. In the “Two Kinds” there is some love between the mother (Suyuan) and daughter (Jing Mei) (Tan, 2006).  In the “Hill’s Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway some love abounds between the American man and the pregnant girl. This story is about the […]

Evans, Walter. “The Fall of the House of Usher” and Poe’s Theory of the Tale.

In this article, Walter Evans discusses the narrative style of Edgar Allan Poe and speaks about the peculiarities of such a short story as The Fall of the House of Usher. This novella occupies a distinctive place in the creative legacy of this writer, and it is included in many collections or anthologies. This literary […]