Perspectives

In what follows, we will add points for putting “The Signal-Man” by Charles Dickens into perspective. These points can serve as inspiration for a meaningful discussion about the text, based on the context it was written in.…

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Literary period

Charles Dickens is a representative author of the Victorian age in literature, which is considered to be an intermediary litera…

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Works in the same genre

An author who was contemporary to Charles Dickens, but part of the Romantic period in the US, is Edgar Allan Poe. Though Dickens’ most famous literary works an…

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Works by the same author

Charles Dickens’ most famous works are his novels. He is best known for “Oliver Twist” and “Great Expectations”, but also for the novella “A Christmas Carol”, all of them being adapted into films several times. In fact, “A Christmas Carol” and “The Signal-Man” share the motif of the ghost. However, unlike the short story which has a pessimistic end, the novella ends in an optimistic way with the main character changing for the better after he is visited by three ghosts representing past, present and future. If you have not read or seen…

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References to pop culture

“The Signal-Man” has often been adapted for radio broadcasts, but it has also made its way to movies, inspiring several pop-culture productions.

For example, an episode from th…

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