Importance Of Imagination In 'Fall Of House Of Usher'
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Have you been through times when you could not go to sleep because of the horror movies that you have watched that day?.Why do we start to get scared after watching something that we know is fictional?.Why we don't think logically?. That's when Imagination takes over.An action of forming new ideas,images,or concepts of external objects that aren't present to the senses is known as imagination.According to the article “importance of imagination” written Tao de haas highlights how good imagination is for life. According to the author tao de haas, imagination is important and good because it ignites passion,stimulates creativity and innovation, but when imagination takes over reasoning(thinking something in a logical way) it becomes frantic.
To support my believe I used two short stories “House of Usher” and”House taken over”.The first story”Fall of House of Usher”which is a gothic story includes characteristics like death and decaying setting,haunted houses/castles,madness,ghost and vampires etc. The second story that will also support my believe is “House…show more content… They start to feel coward, helpless ,uneasy, think that someone is watching them and try to keep themselves busy.In “Fall of House of Usher” Usher feels petrified and helpless.In paragraph 11 on page and 18 Usher says that”I shall perish.I must perish in this deplorable folly….I dread the events of future.I shudder at the thought of any, even the most trivial, incident, which may operate upon this intolerable agitation of soul” it explains how Usher’s imagination is turned into feeling of hopelessness and fear.”I feel that the period will sooner or later arrive when I must abandon life and reason together, in some struggle with the grim phantasm, FEAR" (Paragraph 11 last line).In this paragraph the author of the story tells us that Usher himself know that he is not thinking logically because of