Thread: Dramatic Irony
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:52 AM   #4
jonpiper
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Default Re: Dramatic Irony

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Originally Posted by Dr. Vergerus View Post
That seems like pushing it a bit... I don't see how there can be dramatic irony without the character having some intention or expectation (and I won't buy that they expect there won't be a bomb under the table)

The audience knows but the character(s) don't know. The characters have an expectation that the restrauant is clear of bombs, but you think there should another type of expectation. Hmm.
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