Charles Dickens Essay | The Signalman and the Red Room

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The Signalman and the Red Room

Summary: The Signalman by Charles Dickens (written in 1865 and published in 1866) and The Red Room by H.G. Wells (written and published in 18940 provoke fear and tension in the heart of the reader.
Due to the lack of modern technology that we have today such as televisions and the internet, the Victorian era (the era in which Queen Victoria reigned, this was between 1837 and 1901) was renowned for famous for the short stories that the authors of the time wrote.

The birth of the railway also took place during the Victorian era and as one would expect, many people used it for transportation over long distances. As I mentioned earlier, there were no televisions so at times of boredom and during these long train journeys the people of the time depended solely on books short stories for entertainment. The Ghost story genre proved to be most popular amongst the Victorian people; in my coursework I will investigate how the two short stories I have read, The Signalman by Charles Dickens (written in 1865 and published in 1866) and The Red...

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