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Further Reading

Abel, Darrel. "A Key to the House of Usher," in University of Toronto Quarterly, Vol XVH, No. 2, January, 1949, pp. 176-85.

Abel talks about the setting of "The Fall of the House of Usher," and how the themes of isolation and self-destructive concentration are symbolized by the character of Roderick Usher.

Baym, Nina '"The Fall of the House of Usher," Character Analysis," in The Norton Anthology of'American Literature, W. W. Norton, 1995, p. 664.

Baym offers a brief analysis of the three characters and their mental disorders.

Bieganowski, Ronald. "The Self-consuming Narrator in Poe's 'Ligeia' and 'Usher'," in American Literature, Volume 60, No 2, May, 1988, pp. 175-87.

Bieganowski shows how the narrators in these two tales become enamored of their own rhetoric and therefore fail to tell the tale in the complete manner they intend. They fail because their desire to tell their story in the most ideal manner possible overwhelms the...

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