Foreshadowing in The Onion Field: The Embedded Messages of Nonfiction

People tell stories to express histories, events, concepts and ideas and writers understand that such stories can never be impartial or objective. Rather than simply reporting facts, stories shape facts, giving them new significance and relevance. By stressing certain points and omitting or downplaying others, writers seek to express a certain slant or angle. In the process, writers often distort or modify the truth –intentionally developing their stories to support a theme or message…. Continue reading