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    Richard Fernando Ms. Giorgio ENG1D February‚ 28‚ 2011 Foreshadowing: Its depiction in “The Interlopers” Many authors use foreshadowing throughout their stories to warn the reader about a particular event that occurs later in the story. It is a literary device defined as being the act of presenting indications beforehand. Saki‚ the author of the short story “The Interlopers”‚ is a great example in how authors use foreshadowing in presenting their work of literature to the readers. In short

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    is referred to as a red herring. A similar device is the flashforward (also known as prolepsis). However‚ foreshadowing only hints at a possible outcome within the confinement of a narrative. A flashforward is a scene that takes the narrative forward in time from the current point of the story in literature‚ film‚ television‚ and other media.[4][5] Examples[edit] An example of foreshadowing from the novel and its screen adaptation The Lord of the Rings:[6] —Frodo: What a pity that Bilbo did not

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    devices. These can be symbolism‚ metaphor‚ or irony‚ but one of the strongest is foreshadowing. In Of Mice and Men‚ John Steinbeck uses foreshadowing for many reason‚ specifically by using the title to foreshadow the plot‚ by using prior events to foreshadow to the death of Curley’s wife‚ to foreshadow the death of George and Lennie’s dream and to foreshadow the death of Lennie. One way Steinbeck uses foreshadowing is by using the title. The title may seem random to many readers‚ but it is truly

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    author of the “The Book Thief”‚ Markus Zusak‚ likes to use the literary device called foreshadowing. He makes the book suspenseful‚ revealing how characters die early on and telling the reader the outcome to certain events. By revealing how characters die early on and telling the reader the outcome‚ Zusak makes the novel more suspenseful with his use of vague descriptions of the scenes which he is foreshadowing. In the book‚ Zusak tells the reader early on that Rudy‚ one of the main characters‚

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    Pyle proves this to his audience by his precise and various strategies. Hawthorns dramatic irony both helps build suspense while foreshadowing how blind the Puritans are towards Chillingsworth true character‚ he foreshadows the pain and suffering Chillingworth will soon unravel upon dimmesdale; he does this through foreshadow‚ hyperbole and point of view. Foreshadowing allows the audience to foresee the intensity of an event before it actually occurs. In this case we can foresee the destruction of

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    Foreshadowing: In the book Rebecca‚ the author‚ Daphne Du Maurier foreshadows several events in the book. Du Maurier foreshadows several times in this novel but the reader may quickly read over it. The foreshadowing has an underlying message that hints the reader about what has or what is going to happen later in the novel. We would not talk of Manderley‚ I would not tell my dream. For Manderley was ours no longer. Manderley was no more. (Page 4) This quote shows the reader that something

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    In the play A Man for All Seasons‚ foreshadowing is used to hint at the death of Thomas More. Foreshadowing is a warning or indication of a future event. The foreshadowing shows through quotes from various characters throughout the play and even from Thomas More. King Henry wishes to divorce his current wife Catherine to be with another woman‚ but divorce is against the Catholic Church. In this case‚ King Henry needs all the support he can get to override the law of the church. He even goes as far

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    Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner‚ the use of foreshadowing is used truly conspicuously. To foreshadow is to provide advanced indications to a future event or discovery.. The extremely strong dank scent about Ms. Emily’s house‚ the second floor of this residence being locked and the discovery of the iron grey hair‚ all are strong foreshadowing incidents that achieve this surprising and strong but also believable ending. Faulkner use of foreshadowing is used ingeniously to achieve a shocking and powerful

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    Irony and Foreshadowing in Poe’s Short Stories In Poe’s short stories‚ he uses literary devices like irony and foreshadowing to increase reader interest in his stories. Irony and Foreshadowing helps to create suspense‚ anxiety‚ and humor in his works. They also help to capture the audience’s attention and draw them into the story. Poe’s irony and foreshadowing are integrated in “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Fall of the House of Usher”. “The Cask of the Amontillado” is one of the best examples

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    In "A Good Man is Hard to find" one is struck by the unexpected violence at the end of the story. However‚ if the story is read a second time‚ reader can see definite signs of foreshadowing that hints to the ending of the story. Through technique of strong imagery to foreshadow the people and the events in the story is very compelling. There are two significant times that she uses this technique. They are the description of the grandmother’s dress and the graveyard. The story begun with the grandmother

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