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Transcript of Foreshadowing
What does this foreshadow?
In movies, directors may choose music to foreshadow upcoming events in the story.
Verbal foreshadowing is when dialogue is used to hint at future events.
hints or clues that suggest what will happen later in the story
Foreshadowing is usually done through the setting, the characters' words or actions, or a symbol
Usually, but not always, foreshadowing is used to give a warning of something negative (or even disastrous) that is about to happen
Sometimes foreshadowing is very subtle and can only be seen after the book or movie is viewed a second or even third time.
A foreshadow does not have to be accurate. It is possible that foreshadows can lead a reader to anticipate something, which will never happen.
A director might also use facial expressions as foreshadowing.
Can you spot the foreshadowing in this scene?
Read pgs. 57-75
What should I look for while I'm reading?
What is the weather like?
Who does Adam talk to when he stops?
What does Adam feel “funny” about?
What did Adam find in his father’s desk, and why is it important?
What is his reaction?
What does Adam say he became in his own house?
What was unusual about the phone calls?
What was Adam’s question about the calls?
Who could his mother have been speaking to, since she had no friends or relatives?
What does Adam decide to do?
What word that he hears excites and confuses him?
What does Brint reveal to Adam?
The word external, in this context, means: