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Dramatic Irony in romeo and Juliet

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dramatic irony example
Act 4, scene 5 - Juliet is found dead in her bed - they all think that she is dead/ she is not dead - "Lady, lady, lady!—
Alas, alas! Help, help! My lady's dead!"
another dramatic irony example
Act 3, Scene 2 - the nurse weeps (for Tybalt), but at fist she never openly states who she is weeping for. Juliet misinterprets her and thinks that Romeo has been killed. (its actually Tybalt) "Alack the day! He's gone, he's killed, he's dead!"
another dramatic irony example
Act 3, Scene 5 - Lady Capulet thinks that Juliet is crying over Tybalt's death when she is actually crying over Romeo. "Evermore weeping for your cousin's death?" Juliet mixes her words in order for Lady Capulet to think that she is speaking badly of Romeo when actually she is proclaiming her love for him. "Indeed, I never shall be satisfied With Romeo, till I behold him—dead—"