What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Why might an author use foreshadowing?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. What sort of structure do we find in prose?

2. Which of the following statements about prose is FALSE?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Analyzing characters can reveal a lot about a text, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify examples of foreshadowing and analyze characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of prose
  • Character analysis
  • Utility of clues pointing at what will happen later

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related reading lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding foreshadowing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what can be learned through the characters

Additional Learning

To learn more about literary analysis, review the accompanying lesson on What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn to analyze characters
  • Understand how foreshadowing is used in prose
  • Know famous examples from literature
  • Explain the factors that characters may represent in stories