April 21, 2017 archive

Modern History

I keep saying I’m a Historian but nobody seems to believe me. I suppose that’s fair enough, it’s a profession in which like writing and journalism your credibility depends on your work product and entertainment value, and while I may assure you my discussions of court intrigue during the Second Intermediate Period at Abydos are …

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A literary device by which an author hints what is to come. Foreshadowing is a dramatic device in which an important plot-point is mentioned early in the story and will return in a more significant way.