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STUDY GUIDE - BLEACHERS BY JOHN GRISHAM

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FORESHADOWING

There are several other literary devices that pop up at various times in the story. One of the most prevalent ones is foreshadowing which frequently presents clues of something that will happen later in the novel. Some examples of foreshadowing include:

1. When Neely told himself that he would never return as long as Rake was alive, it foreshadows that there is a conflict between him and Rake..........


.............9. When Buck Coffey noted in the broadcast tape that Neely had his hand in a bucket of ice every time he came to the sidelines, it foreshadows that...........


IRONY

Another element that is important to note is irony - when something happens, or is seen, or is heard that we may know, but the characters do not, or that appears opposite of what is expected. Some examples of irony include:

1. It was ironic that the coaches also took a vow of silence after the 87 championship game............


............. 3. Suggs remarks in his eulogy of Coach Rake how ironic it is that the coach, the man who had done so much to bring the.............


The complete study guide is currently available as a downloadable PDF, RTF, or MS Word DOC file from the PinkMonkey MonkeyNotes download store. The complete study guide contains summaries and notes for all of the chapters; detailed analysis of the themes, plot structure, and characters; important quotations and analysis; detailed analysis of symbolism, motifs, and imagery; a key facts summary; detailed analysis of the use of foreshadowing and irony; a multiple-choice quiz, and suggested book report ideas and essay topics.

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