One example of foreshadowing in this book is when Tris reveals that she
feels out of place in Abnegation. Abnegation should not have any doubt in their
selflessness. They do not think of themselves in any way. Even so, she feels out
of place. She does not always want to be selfless. She likes to look at herself
in the mirror, talk back, and be herself. This is not the Abnegation style. She
does not fit with her family , and she does not feel right at
home. "I have never seen him think of himself, never heard him insist on anything but
Another example of
foreshadowing is when Tris saisthat she is thinking of getting a tattoo.
She sees a tattoo that inspires her. She wants to fit in with the dauntless
badly at this point, so there is a strong feeling that she will do it. Her
emotions run high and this is something that she really likes. This is at a time
when she changes her dressing drastically also. You get a strong feeling that
she wants to change herself. The tattoo impacts her. It is something she really
looks up to.