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In Romeo and Juliet, what is an example of foreshadowing in Act 3 Scene 1 ?

Foreshadowing is a literary device which is utilised to provide the readers with an indication of what is to be expected later in the story. A clear example of this in Act 3 Scene 1 is seen when Benvolio alludes to a potential fight between the Capulets and Montagues. They believe that the hot weather will lead to their “blood stirring” which will lead to an argument that may not have been started otherwise. This clearly foreshadows a fight in the making.

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