The House of Usher represented an isolated and unhealthy environment that lead to a life of destruction. The mansion expressed dreadful lifestyles. Dreary moods were brought forth when confronted with the gloomful walls of no preexisting happiness. Insufferable views of no normal humanity existed. The exterior architect, as well as the interior view, manifested darkness and presented a mansion of gloom.
The isolation of the mansion was merciless. Fears of rejection in society lingered above the lonely structure. The dark colors expressed loss of individual respect leading to a destructive lifestyle. At the same time, evidence from afar offered no structural imperfections of the mansion. The masonry was still intake after several centuries. There were no visible records of instability existed on the structure. On the other hand, a close view revealed the ancient woodwork appeared to have been rotten for many years. In fact, the woodworks harsh conditions indicated the pressures of receiving no external air. It was destroyed within the mansion and thrown outside to wither away.
Beyond the extensive decay, the structure suffered from severe neglect of cleanliness. An overspread of fungi overcame the mansion and caused a discoloration to its structural features. The now gray walls and silent tarn bestilled a dull, sluggish, and faintly discernible to the architectural appearance. Moreover, the fungi covered the mansion, the decayed woodwork was thrown around, and thousands of tangled webs expressed no sign of life existence. .
A slow occurrence of destruction was visible. There was an inconsistency with the standing masonry and the adaptation of parts to the crumbling conditions of individual stones. "Perhaps the eye of a scrutinizing observer might have discovered a barely fissure, which, extending from the roof of the building in front, made its way down the wall in a zigzag direction, until it became lost in the sullen waters of the tarn (147).