Sajid Malik In: Drama Explain foreshadowing in king lear Explain foreshadowing in king lear King LearShakespeare 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 2 Questions 268 Answers 120 Best Answers 1,299 Points View Profile Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 29, 2019 at 11:55 pm Many of the terrible events that occur in King Lear are foreshadowed in advance. The utter ruin of kingdom after Lear decides to divide it is foreshadowed by his declaration. Gloucester blindness is foreshadowed by multiple mentions of vision and ability of sight. Even Lear’s madness and exclusion is foreshadowed when his fool imagines how good a fool his master would be. One unfortunate outcome that is not foreshadowed and really sneaks up for the readers is Cordelia’s death. 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.