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|Roderick Usher||Roderick Usher is the final heir to the House of Usher. Read More|
|Narrator||The unnamed narrator is a childhood friend of Roderick. Read More|
|Madeline Usher||Madeline Usher is Roderick's twin sister. Read More|
|Physician||The Usher family doctor isn't named and appears only once early in the story, when he meets the narrator, who describes his expression as combining "low cunning and perplexity." This indicates he is genuinely confused by Madeline's condition, but also suggests he may be taking advantage of the family.|
|Servants||The Ushers' servants appear only briefly at the start of the story, and it is unclear exactly how many servants the Ushers have. The narrator mentions one taking his horse and a valet who leads him through the house. Neither are named or described (beyond the valet's "stealthy step"), and they disappear once the narrator is ensconced within the house.|