events or dialogue that provide hints about what will happen later in the story
8,9,10 The technique of giving clues to coming events in a narrative.
Hints in a story of what is going to happen to the plot or a character.
Foreshadowing in a literary work is the use of clues that suggest events that have yet to occur. The use of this technique helps to create suspense.
giving hints and clues as to what is to come later in the story
literary device whereby the author gives hints about what is going to happen later in the story.
is something which prepares the reader for an event later in the story.
A literary technique in which the author gives hints about future events. example- ". . . constant apprehension of the life-and-death struggle between the two which he knew must take place sooner or later." Jack London "I wish that after the intoxicating tide of delight that swept over her when the operation made it possible for her to read with her eyes, she might have found a child responsive to her touch." Helen Keller
A writer's use of hints or clues to indicate events that will occur in a story. Foreshadowing creates suspense, and at the same time prepares the reader for what is to come.
Preparing for later events.
giving hints or clues of what might happen at a future time in the story
giving hints or clues of what might happen subsequently in the text
clues that suggest events that have yet to occur, what may happen next, creates suspense
Providing hints of what is to happen next in order to build suspense.
hint to the reader of what is to come
To foreshadow something is to give a hint of something before it actually happens. Often, background elements like setting can foreshadow changes to come to central characters or to the main narrative. A violent storm, for example, usually foreshadows some sort of disruptive event.
The use of hints or clues in a narrative to suggest what action is to come. Foreshadowing helps to build suspense in a story because it suggests what is about to happen.
a hint of what is to come in the story. This is often used to keep the audience in a state of expectancy.
a metaphoric or symbolic indication of something to come.
The introduction early in a story of verbal and dramatic hints that suggest what is to come later.
is the use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in the piece. Example: The early appearance, conversation, and actions of the three witches in Macbeth foreshadow the atmosphere of danger and gloom running through the play.
the use of hints or clues that prepare the reader for events that will occur later.
the technique of giving clues to coming events in a narrative. v. foreshadow.
the planting of important clues to prepare the reader for what is to come.
A device used in literature to create expectation or to set up an explanation of later developments. In Charles Dickens's Great Expectations, the graveyard encounter at the beginning of the novel between Pip and the escaped convict Magwitch foreshadows the baleful atmosphere and events that comprise much of the narrative.
Foreshadowing is a literary device in which an author drops subtle hints about plot developments to come later in the story. Each of these hints widens the range of possible consequences and maintains tension throughout the narrative as these possibilities narrow. An example of foreshadowing might be when a character displays a gun or knife early in the story.