Tuesday 09 September 2008
Update character list for Holes


What is foreshadowing?

Guesses -

  • prediction
  • judging somebody
  • writer creating suspicion
  • what happens in the future

Foreshadowing is a technique authors use to create suspicion about what happens in the future. It can help the reader to predict events.

Why do authors use foreshadowing?

  • keep the reader interested
  • make the book more exciting
  • create a "page-turner"
  • make the book more interesting
  • gives the reader clues to solve a mystery
  • can be used to create "twists"

What are some examples from Holes?

1. Predictions you have right now and why
2. Things which have already happened and how the author prepared you for them
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