* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher

by Edgar Allan Poe

The Fall of the House of Usher: That Arsonist Must Really Not Like His Music True or False

1. Who is Roderick Usher? -> The narrator’s childhood friend
2. What is wrong with Roderick? -> He suffers from chronic neck pain
3. For what is the Usher family famous? -> Their short-lived 1970’s sitcom Help - I’m In Love with My Sister!
4. What is catalepsy? -> A condition characterized by muscle rigidity
5. What does Roderick believe about his house? -> That it is haunted

Submit
Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement