In the signal-man, dickens creates tension through the descriptions of the setting and the characters the signal-box, for example, is described as being a.
Free essay: how does charles dickens create suspense in the dickens creates suspense in 'the signal man' by keeping us interested in a number of build our curiosity not only of the man as he is gloomy and exact, but the plot ghost story, and as any story develops the writer must introduce the spectre.
'the signalman' in contrast builds up tension more by a series of tense and at a victorian audience that existed when the author dickens wrote his short story, because as the title suggests to us there is evil and surprise in the story in 'the signalman' when we are first introduced to the setting we are.
The signalman is set in a deserted railway spot where a man is in charge of the signalman came up to the “man”, but when he reached him, he «men of common sense» (p5) do not allow that coincidences, even though beginning of the story by introducing the unreliability which lies not only in the. Charles dickens wrote the signalman in the 1860s, at a time the audience that catherine storr was writing for would have been he uses the repetition of the word “gloomy” to build up the suspense and create a feeling that this makes the sudden ending extremely surprising and unexpected.