Definition of Flash-forward

1. Noun. A transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to a later event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story.

Category relationships: Literature
Generic synonyms: Transition
Antonyms: Flashback



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flash-forward

flared teeth
flarepath
flares
flareup
flareups
flarier
flariest
flarimeter
flaring
flaringly
flary
flaser
flasers
flash-ball
flash-forward (current term)
flash-freeze
flash-frozen
flash back
flash blindness
flash bulb
flash burn
flash camera
flash card
flash cards
flash dispersal
flash drive
flash drives
flash evaporator

Literary usage of Flash-forward

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Script Models: A Handbook for the Media Writerby Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski by Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski (1978)
"flash-forward, opposite of flashback; scenes of the future. As a narrative device, the flash-forward is less comprehensible to audiences, and more difficult ..."

2. Wandering Jew Card Game. by Robert D. Manning (1986)
"flash-forward, RIO DE JANEIRO - DAY They slowly rise over the Corcovado, the high mountain at the ... flash-forward, HOUSTON - DAY THE FOURTH OF JULY, 1950. ..."

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