All in all, it is evident that horror and suspense are created in the two short stories; ‘The Signalman' and ‘The Three Strangers' both writers use character setting, language and plot as a means of creating the desired atmosphere, and both succeed in achieving their aim. However there are differences in which this creation of horror and suspense are orchestrated within these stories. In conclusion, both stories provide a horrifying and suspense experience through different methods and techniques. Video: Discover UK Essays! Need help with your work?