The tale opens with the unnamed narrator arriving at the house of his friend, Roderick Usher, having received a letter from him in a distant part of the country complaining of an illness and asking for his comfort.
This story is a clear example of a gothic tale. Poe dexterously uses his beautiful techniques of storytelling to make you a part of the experience of this spooky story. as you read you will be engaged with this mysterious and shocking event that is to be revealed not until the last lines. This is the story of a sin, a wrongful act that causes the ruination of the house of Usher. The Falling of the House of Usher