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Dramatic Irony

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Noun

1. dramatic irony

(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play

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Dramatic Irony

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noun
theatre
the irony occurring when the implications of a situation, speech, etc, are understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play

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Dramatic Irony

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n.
A contrast in storytelling, as in a play or novel, between what a character believes is true, as revealed by dialogue or action, and what the audience or reader knows is true.

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