Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories

the thunder and the appearance of the stranger man are foreshadowing image used in the story. How can you explain the effect of each image in the story?

( Rip Van Winkle)

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The thunder is from the noise of the sombre men bowling. I think both the bushy guy and the thunder serve as transitions, a sort of different surreal dimension, that will help transport Rip Van Winkle into the future. That's my take on them.

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