AP English Literature and Composition Question 463: Answer and Explanation
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6. "… her spirit seemed hastening to live within a very brief span as much as many live during a protracted existence" (lines 48–49) is an example of
- A. circular reasoning
- B. satire
- C. foreshadowing
- D. denouement
- E. digression
Correct Answer: C
C. This is one of those questions that assumes the student is familiar with the definitions of specific terms. "Seemed hastening" is almost a literal flag waving in front of the reader's eyes signaling that something will happen in the future.