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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

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