What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character


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Why might an author use foreshadowing?

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

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

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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