Questions tagged [foreshadowing]

For questions about foreshadowing in a work, for example, if there is any, if something is foreshadowing something later on etc. Foreshadowing is a warning or indication of (a future event).

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In what ways, if any, did Avengers: Age of Ultron foreshadow Avengers: Endgame?

Avengers: Endgame is quite packed with references to other movies. But I rewatched Avengers: Age of Ultron a little while ago and I realized that at least Tony Stark's vision (given to him by Wanda ...
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Was Delphi (and her plot twist) foreshadowed in previous Harry Potter books?

I have finally just got to reading Cursed Child. It was revealed that Delphini, or Delphi, is the daughter of Voldemort and Bellatrix. Was this ever implied in the books? Wouldn't there have been ...
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Why couldn't Moana see the spiral?

Moana and Maui's quest is to restore the Heart of Te Fiti to its rightful place in the spiral but when she arrives at the island, the spiral isn't immediately visible. Later in the film it becomes ...
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Are there other artwork foreshadowings in "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic", like the one in the pilot?

My 5 year old daughter showed me this while we were re-watching the pilot episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. This is very early in the episode, and long before the "bad pony" has been ...
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Story about shadow people who measure a tree before a car accident

I've searched and searched and I can't find this story. I hope someone else knows what I'm on about. Details: I am ~80% it's called "Shadow People". I am ~80% sure it's a short story in a collection ...
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Why do ARC-170 Starfighters look like X-Wings?

Something that was very prevalent in the prequel trilogy was foreshadowing. Many things show a sort of evolution into the original trilogy. One that makes perfect sense is the portrayal of the Old ...
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What Cursed Child elements were foreshadowed by Rowling in previous writings?

We know that Jack Thorne wrote a play called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with JKR's approval, and that Rowling claims to have given the creative team access to all the material she had prepared ...
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Was the alien skull foreshadowing?

In Predator 2, the hero finds the Predator's collection of skulls, including a skull from the alien in Alien. Was this meant to foreshadow the coming Alien vs. Predator project, or were there no ...
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When was the first verbal reference to the Shadows made in Babylon 5?

I'm just wondering something about Babylon 5. I know that in the middle of the first season we end up seeing a Shadow ship at some point for the first time, but only briefly. But when was the very ...
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Is there foreshadowing that Bashir was genetically modified?

I was rewatching DS9 recently and I realized that, in light of Bashir's genetically modified status. For example, his statement [Doctors] seemed to know everything. It was as if they held the ...
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How much does George R R Martin foreshadow?

There are numerous instances of of GRRM foreshadowing with dreams and some innuendos that pop out when you re-read. But, aside from the very obvious foreshadowing of dreams how much of it is ...
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Does Ridley Scott foreshadow a revelation early in Prometheus?

Early in the movie Prometheus, we see the ship traveling through space with wording being displayed on top of it. As you can see, the crew count is displayed as 17. During the briefing after the ...
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