The Wife's Death

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“In case of an accident, anyone seeing her dead on the highway would know at once she was a lady. She said she thought it was going to be a good day for driving, neither too hot or too cold, and she cautioned Bailey that the speed limit was fifty-five miles an hour and that the patrolmen hid themselves behind billboards and small clumps of trees and sped out after you before you had a chance to slow down.” Foreshadowing is shown in this excerpt as it gives the audience an image of the wife dying before it actually happens. It potrays the image ironically, however, in that here it seen she will die in a car crash caused by her husbands driving, while in reality her death will be because she was shot after getting out of a car crash. Another

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