Questions No One Ever Asks About Foreshadowing 

by Miranda Brumbaugh in

Hasn’t the question, “What is foreshadowing in literature?” just been driving you batty? I mean, fore shadow. It sounds like it might be something that comes before the shadow, which would be the You or the Me, right? Because without a nouned entity, the shadow would be null. But it’s something you see in books. So the whole shadow theory flies witchy out the window. Now you’re left with something that writers use and readers want to learn about to see how their favorite writers use it. Foreshadowing. Let’s talk about it.

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