The Signal-Man Questions and Answers
What elements in it make "The Signal-Man" a good Gothic story? What are elements in it that are gothic in nature?
How is the signal-man killed, and what made this death disturbing, in Charles Dickens's story "The Signal-Man"?
In "The Signal-Man" by Charles Dickens, what scares the narrator when he looks down the mouth of the train tunnel?
On the narrator's second visit, the signal-man describes the spectre. How does the ghost behave, in "The Signal-Man" by Charles Dickens?
What does the narrator think about the signal-man when they first meet face to face in "The Signal-Man" by Charles Dickens?
Some dreadful calamity will happen, it is not to be doubted this third time, after what has gone before. But surely this is a cruel haunting of me. What i can do? Who is the speaker of these lines and to whom is he speaking? Why is he so sure that some 'dreadful calamity' will happen? Why does he describe this as cruel haunting of him? What is speaker's state of mind at this time and how does the other person react?
How does the narrator try to explain the appearance of the ghost? What suggests that he doesn't necessarily believe this explanation?
How does Charles Dickens use linguistic and literary techniques to create impact and engage the reader in "The Signal-Man"?
In "The Signal-Man" by Charles Dickens, when the narrator encounters the signal-man for the first time, he notices that the man appears to be under some strain. What are three statements made by the narrator that support this idea?
Provide a detailed analysis of the story "The Signal-Man" by Charles Dickens, including themes, an analysis of characters, and important passages.
How might I write a newspaper report about what happened to the signal-man from Charles Dickens' "The Signal-Man"? Why was his death was so mysterious?
In Charles Dickens' story "The Signal-Man," what are the exact words the narrator uses to greet the signal-man?
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