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- v. Present participle of foreshadow.
- n. A literary device in which an author drops subtle hints about plot developments to come later in the story.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A typifying; representation by image.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
- adj. indistinctly prophetic
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Of course to do it really well there should be some foreshadowing, but if done really well the foreshadowing is there but not noticed on the first play through.
While I don't share in idolizing the book by so many horror fans, I would be a fool not to recognize a quality piece of storytelling when I see it The foreshadowing is so expertly laid out the book deserves to be read solely to examine that.
So the Clinton administration, again foreshadowing what was to come, put together $40 billion in loan guarantees from the International Monetary Fund and Treasury.
(Upon second viewing, all of this foreshadowing is vomitous.)
Whether or not such foreshadowing is there in DHSGiT is a question for someone who's played it to answer.
Let it slide even if I say that I'm completely certain that the fancy dress ball foreshadowing is all in your head, because RTD would never do something that lame.
The foreshadowing is hardly subtle: the sacrifice of an innocent life for the sake of salvation.
The book is rich in foreshadowing but weak in character development.
I dump the story out there the way it unfolds, then I can go back and layer in foreshadowing and all that other stuff.
Do you layer in foreshadowing and other subtle threads toward the end of the process?