A. Foreshadowing is a lierary service that gives hints or clues, on what is to come later on the story.
B. The Necklace, The Most Dangerous Game, The Cask of Amontillado.
II. The Most Dangerous Game
A. While Rainsford is on the yacht with Whitney, he hears gunshots. This causes him to fall off the side of the boat.
B. General Zaroff compares hunting humans to the game of chess. He does this because of the outcome of the situation, depends on the moves of his opponent.
III. The Cask of Amontillado
A. Montressor says, “I must not only punish-- but punish with impunity.”
B. Montressor says Fortunato will not die of a cough
C. Montressor takes the mortar and boxes Furtonato in. Fortunato is trapped inside, and left to die.
IV. The Necklace
A. Mme. Loisel is stubborn and vain-- she expects everything to be handed to her on a silver platter.
B. Her Husband receives an invatation to a ball, and Mme. Loisel is upset, because she doesn’t have any nice clothes of jewelry to wear.
C. She borrows a necklace from Mme. Forester and she ends up losing it at the ball.
D. She buys a new necklace for $32,000-- and spends ten years paying back all of the loans. After all of this, she finds out the necklace was a fake.
Foreshadowing creates suspense and makes the reader eager to find out what will happen next.
Courtney Castle - 5/6th
English 9 - Komarowski
October 27, 2008
Foreshadowing is the writer’s use of hints or clues to suggest events that will occur later in a story. The hints and clues might be included in a character’s dialogue, behavior, or even the details of a description. In the three stories, The Most Dangerous Game, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Necklace, foreshadowing played a big role.
In The Most Dangerous Game, Rainsford and Whitney are aboard a...