Foreshadowing in Lord of the Flies


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Which of the following is NOT an example of foreshadowing in Lord of the Flies?

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1. In Lord of the Flies, what does Piggy's reaction to the conch shell predict?

2. Which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz are designed to assess your understanding of foreshadowing in Lord of the Flies. You will be tested on your ability to recognize examples of this literary technique.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz addresses the following topics:

  • Examples of foreshadowing
  • The prediction from Piggy's initial reaction to the conch
  • Characteristics and uses of foreshadowing
  • The event foreshadowed by the destruction caused by the initial fire

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding foreshadowing and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characteristics and use of foreshadowing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the event foreshadowed by the destruction caused by the initial fire

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by studying the lesson called Foreshadowing in Lord of the Flies. See information presented on:

  • The meaning of foreshadowing
  • Makeup of the group Jack creates
  • The value of the conch