What is Dramatic Irony? Examine Sophocles’ use of Dramatic Irony in King Oedipus.

Answer: Dramatic irony, in literature, a plot device in which the audience’s or reader’s knowledge of events or individuals surpasses that of the characters. The words and actions of the characters therefore take on a different meaning for the audience or reader than they have for the play’s characters. This may happen when, for example, Read More

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