Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe

The radiance was that of the full, setting, and blood-red moon, which now shone vividly through that once barely- discernible fissure,... extending from the roof of the building, in a zigzag direction, to the base. While I gazed, this fissure rapidly widened.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. author. The narrator, in "The Fall of the House of Usher," Burton's Gentleman's Magazine (1839).

A metaphor for the defloration of the deceased Madeline Usher.
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