A lesson on dramatic irony

IB English A Literature: A lesson on dramatic irony

While we can talk about dramatic irony in different literary forms, this lesson focuses on its use in plays. Most students know what dramatic irony is and find it an easy concept to grasp - the audience knowing more about something in the fictional world than the characters they are watching. If not, the Tedx animation below gives a brief and simple overview of how it is used in two very different genres of film - comedy...

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