In this lesson, students will learn the difference between flashback and foreshadowing, two special plot techniques used in literature.
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2. What Is...
* Flashback? * Foreshadowing? * In this presentation, you will learn the difference between flashback and foreshadowing.
3. + Foreshadowing: when an author mentions or hints at something that will happen later in the story
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* Try breaking the word FORESHADOWING apart. * FORE means ahead. * A SHADOW is a glimpse of something without the complete
5. * Flashback: when an author refers back to something that already took place in the story
6. * Now try breaking the word FLASHBACK apart. + FLASH: a quick glimpse. * BACK: a look back in the story at something that previously happened.
7. An Example...
* And now you will see portions from the well known children's story Little Red Riding Hood.
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: The first set of underlined words is an example of foreshadowing. Little Red Riding Hood's mother is warning her about the wolf in the woods, which hints at what may happen next.
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- The second set of underlined words is an example of flashback. Little Red Riding Hood is thinking back to something that happened earlier in the story.
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14. When an author mentions or hints at something that will happen later in the story, it is called Foreshadowing ; =
15. * When an author refers back to something that has already happened in the story, it is called Flashback
16. * Now you understand flashback and > Remember these terms and look for them when you read your next story!