The Fall of the House of Usher
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A striking similitude between the brother and sister now first arrested my attention; and Usher, divining, perhaps, my thoughts, murmured out some few words from which I learned that the deceased and himself had been twins, and that sympathies of a scarcely intelligible nature had always existed between them. (24)
The narrator’s role as an outsider to a very closed-in world is made evident in this passage.