Dramatic Irony is when the audience is aware of something that some characters in the play don’t. In Macbeth Act 1 Scene 4 Duncan says that he can trust Macbeth and the audience knows “he was a gentleman on whom I built, an absolute trust”
Metaphysics is when someone sees something no one else can see. ln Macbeth act 2 scene 1 Macbeth says “is this a dagger I see before me.” This is a imaginary dagger which no one else can see.
Pathetic fallacy is when something happens the weather changes to match the mood of the scene. For example if something bad happens it could rain. In Macbeth Act 1 Scene 1 the witches say “fair is foul and foul is fair hover through the thog and filthy air.” This is pathetic fallacy because there is […]
A paradox is when the author of the play says things that cannot happen at the same time. For example, Act 1 Scene 1 the witches all say “Fair is foul,and foul is fair,” which cannot happen at the same time