Compare and contrast the terms “scientific hypothesis” and “scientific theory”.
and smell which makes the reader feel as if they are in this scene. Significantly, through the sense of smell, it can be indicated that people have died there and foreshadows what will happen to the signalman in the end. Moreover, the details are being used as a tactic to generate the idea of possible danger and supernatural effects at the end of this path. This is further proven when the narrator states, “as if I had left the natural world”. Here, the narrator is highlighting this mysterious sense of danger caused by his unfamiliarity of the setting. Furthermore, it shows what the supernatural effects on the narrator are which is producing fear within him. Ultimately, the dark details of the setting and the narrator’s feeling of unease, due to the unknown, gives rise to a fearful tone in the story. There are many settings within this story that accentuate the supernatural effects and other elements, such as conflict and ambiguity, within this story. Another setting in the story worth pointing out is when the narrator describes the signalman to be living in a place of social isolation, “His post was in as solitary and dismal a place I ever saw”. Here the narrator expresses the signalman to be in a place where he exists alone and is secluded from all other types of life except the supernatural which could lead to a depressive state. To further prove this the narrator states “this was a lonesome post to occupy… A visitor was a rarity” which accentuates the man’s loneliness in this setting. This is significant because since he is the only person to exist in this place it makes him more vulnerable and susceptible to things in the supernatural world, such as a spectre. Both the vulnerability and loneliness of the man is the stem to him becoming a victimized figure of a greater entity, in this case it is a spectre from the supernatural world. The victimization of the signalman plays an immense role in causing troubles in his life which creates a major conflict that makes his sanity questionable. There are many significant scenes throughout this story that point to what exactly lead to that. The main occurrence that shows where the man’s troubles originate from is on page 76. This is where the signalman speaks of his first encounter with the fearful spectre who he confused the narrator to be when he first sho>GET ANSWER