Use Of Dramatic Irony In The Labyrinth

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One rainy night, a girl name Sarah is home alone babysitting her baby brother Toby. She can not calm him, so she wishes that the goblins would come and take her baby brother. She hears silence and goes into his room to find that he is not there but a goblin king instead. He tells her she has 13 hours to complete the Labyrinth before Toby, her brother, becomes one of them. The author of Labyrinth, Jim Henson, uses the literary device irony to create surprise by using dramatic irony, verbal irony, and situational irony. To begin, the author uses dramatic irony to create surprise. Dramatic irony is when the audience knows something that the main character does not. An example of this is that Sarah does not know that Jareth was the owl. Also,

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