Examples Of Irony In Romeo And Juliet

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The definition of Irony is involves an outcome that is the opposite of what you expect. There are 3 types of Irony and they are important literary devices of the play Romeo and Juliet. Dramatic Irony, Situational Irony, Verbal Irony are the 3 types of Irony in the book. Today, I will talk about these Irony and what effect they have on the play and its audience with each 3 examples of the book. The first type of iIrony is Dramatic Irony. The definition of it is the audience member has more information than the characters, and there is incongruity. In Act 3-Scene 4, the audiencewe knows Juliet and Romeo marry but Lord Capulet triesd to marry Juliet and Paris. So the audiencewe feels nervous about Lord Capulet marryingcan marry Juliet and Paris. In Act 4-Scene 5, Friar Lawrence and auditor know Juliet hasdoes not died, but Friar said she was dead to her family. It makes for a more…show more content…
It is occurs when a verbal response is different than what is expected. In Act 4, Juliet tells her father that she will marry Paris and be forever ruled by her father. Juliet and Capulet make verbal and it makes more interesting situation. In Act 2, Romeo's declaration that "My life were better ended by their hate,Than death prorogued, wanting of thy love." He would rather die violently from Capulet wrath than by missing Juliet. In Act 3-Scene 5, Juliet's parents believe she is upset for the death of her cousin, while she is really mourning over the banishment of Romeo. The audienceWe expectesd Juliet is sad about her cousin’s death, but she isdoes not. The 3 Irony is Dramatic Irony, Situational Irony and Verbal Irony. We talk about their examples and effects. There are many literary device in Romeo and Juliet like pun, metaphor, foreshadow, simile, oxymoron. Irony is one of the literary device. "Irony" is when something is done or said that is incongruous with what is expected, often with bittersweet results. It is very important factor of Romeo and
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