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1. A literary or cinematic device in which the chronological sequence of events is interrupted by the interjection of a future event.
2. The episode or scene depicted by means of this device.
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the insertion of a later event into the chronological structure of a novel, motion picture, play, etc.
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|Noun||1.||flash-forward - a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to a later event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story|
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
transition - a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
flashback - a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
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