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I've never understood why in "Home Alone" after Kevin says to his Mother (Kate) I wouldn't be sad if I woke up tomorrow morning and didn't have a Family, Kate says "Say it again, maybe it'll happen". Why did she say that? Was it planned or was she trying to say be careful what you wish for?

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    It's absolutely clear that leaving Kevin alone was an accident so obviously it was a case of being careful what you wish for. – Paulie_D Aug 5 '18 at 10:55
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This kind of thing is not meant to be taken as a clue that something has been deliberate. The conversation is just a humorous example of Forshadowing a literary device where the writer hints what is to happen later in the story.

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