October 12, 2016

Pathetic Fallacy

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 change in the weather

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  1. This is clear. The thing now is to spot more subtle incidents of the use of this device and see what effect this develops.


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