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Foreshadowing in Hard Times

Foreshadowing Examples in Hard Times:

Book The First - Sowing - Chapter III - A Loophole

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"Would have been self-willed (he thought in his eminently practical way) but for her bringing-up...."   (Book The First - Sowing - Chapter III - A Loophole)

Louisa is obviously self-willed, despite her upbringing and her father's beliefs. She resents his emphasis on facts and pragmatism. Her dissatisfaction as a girl (on the verge of womanhood) offers an early hint as to the inner struggle she will face in adulthood.

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